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[pronounced as an alveolar click; spelling pronunciation tuht]
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  1. (used as an exclamation of contempt, disdain, impatience, etc.)
  2. for shame!
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  1. an exclamation of “tut.”
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verb (used without object), tut·ted, tut·ting.
  1. 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 tutted


interjection, noun, verb tuts, tutting or tutted
  1. short for tut-tut
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Word Origin and History for tutted


1520s, along with tush (mid-15c.), a natural interjection expressing contempt.

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