tut

tut

[pronounced as an alveolar click; spelling pronunciation tuht]
interjection
1.
(used as an exclamation of contempt, disdain, impatience, etc.)
2.
for shame!
noun
3.
an exclamation of “tut.”
verb (used without object), tutted, tutting.
4.
to utter the exclamation “tut.”
Also, tut-tut.


Origin:
1520–30

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tut ((pronounced as an alveolar click; spelling pron) tʌt)
 
interj, —n, —vb , tuts, tutting, tutted
short for tut-tut

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tut
1529, along with tush (1440), a natural interjection expressing contempt.
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