Dictionary.com

Tet

[ tet ]
/ tɛt /
Save This Word!

noun

the Vietnamese New Year celebration, occurring during the first seven days of the first month of the lunar calendar.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON THE MANY TYPES OF NOUNS

They're everywhere you turn, but can you identify the 10 types of nouns easily? This quiz will test your mettle against singular, plural, concrete, abstract, common, proper, collective, compound, countable, and uncountable nouns!
Question 1 of 7
Shoelaces, rainbow, toothpaste, and haircuts are all what type of noun?

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of Tet

From the Vietnamese word tê´t
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for Tet

  • This notice, no doubt, caused the partakers in drawing-room tet-a-tets to share in the pangs of jealousy, with silent resentment.

    Irene Iddesleigh|Amanda McKittrick Ros

British Dictionary definitions for Tet

Tet
/ (tɛt) /

noun

the New Year as celebrated in Vietnam during the first seven days of the first lunar month of the year

Word Origin for Tet

Vietnamese
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
FEEDBACK