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tsk

[ pronounced as an alveolar click; spelling pronunciation tisk ]
/ pronounced as an alveolar click; spelling pronunciation tɪsk /
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interjection
(used, often in quick repetition, as an exclamation of contempt, disdain, impatience, etc.)
for shame!
noun
an exclamation of “tsk.”
verb (used without object)
to utter the exclamation “tsk.”
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Also tsk·tsk [pronounced as two alveolar clicks; spelling pronunciation tisk-tisk] /pronounced as two alveolar clicks; spelling pronunciation ˈtɪskˈtɪsk/ .
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