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ta ta

[tah tah] /tɑ ˈtɑ/
interjection, Chiefly British.
Origin of ta ta
First recorded in 1830-40; origin uncertain Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • "Say 'ta—ta' nicely to your mother, young Frank," commanded Aunt May.

    Carnival Compton Mackenzie
  • ta ta,” he called as he saw the last of her flashing smile through the closing door.

    In the Heart of a Fool William Allen White

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