follow Dictionary.com

Why turkey has the same name as Turkey

tut-tut

[pronounced as two alveolar clicks; spelling pronunciation tuht-tuht] /pronounced as two alveolar clicks; spelling pronunciation ˈtʌtˈtʌt/
interjection, noun, verb (used without object), tut-tutted, tut-tutting.
1.
tut.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for tut tut

tut-tut

/pronounced as alveolar clicks; spelling pron ˈtʌtˈtʌt/
interjection
1.
an exclamation of mild reprimand, disapproval, or surprise
verb -tuts, -tutting, -tutted
2.
(intransitive) to express disapproval by the exclamation of "tut-tut"
noun
3.
the act of tut-tutting
Often shortened to tut
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for tut-tut

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for tut

3
4
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with tut tut

Nearby words for tut tut