tut

[ pronounced as an alveolar click; spelling pronunciation tuht ]
/ pronounced as an alveolar click; spelling pronunciation tʌt /

interjection

(used as an exclamation of contempt, disdain, impatience, etc.)
for shame!

noun

an exclamation of “tut.”

verb (used without object), tut·ted, tut·ting.

to utter the exclamation “tut.”

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Also tut-tut.

Origin of tut

First recorded in 1520–30
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British Dictionary definitions for tut

tut
/ (pronounced as an alveolar click; spelling pron tʌt) /

interjection, noun, verb tuts, tutting or tutted

short for tut-tut
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