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tut

(a t-like sound produced by suction rather than plosion; conventional spelling pronunciation, tŭt)
interj.
Used to express annoyance, impatience, or mild reproof: "Tut, tut, child! ... Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it" (Lewis Carroll).

tut n. & v.

tut

(pronounced as an alveolar click; spelling pron tʌt)
interj, n, vb, tuts, tutting or tutted
short for tut-tut

tut

(pronounced as an alveolar click; spelling pron. tʌt)

also tut-tut,



interj., n., v. tut•ted, tut•ting. interj.
1. (used as an exclamation of contempt, disdain, impatience, etc.)
2. for shame!
n.
3. an exclamation of “tut.”
v.i.
4. to utter the exclamation “tut.”
[1520–30]

tut


Past participle: tutted
Gerund: tutting

Imperative
tut
tut
Present
I tut
you tut
he/she/it tuts
we tut
you tut
they tut
Preterite
I tutted
you tutted
he/she/it tutted
we tutted
you tutted
they tutted
Present Continuous
I am tutting
you are tutting
he/she/it is tutting
we are tutting
you are tutting
they are tutting
Present Perfect
I have tutted
you have tutted
he/she/it has tutted
we have tutted
you have tutted
they have tutted
Past Continuous
I was tutting
you were tutting
he/she/it was tutting
we were tutting
you were tutting
they were tutting
Past Perfect
I had tutted
you had tutted
he/she/it had tutted
we had tutted
you had tutted
they had tutted
Future
I will tut
you will tut
he/she/it will tut
we will tut
you will tut
they will tut
Future Perfect
I will have tutted
you will have tutted
he/she/it will have tutted
we will have tutted
you will have tutted
they will have tutted
Future Continuous
I will be tutting
you will be tutting
he/she/it will be tutting
we will be tutting
you will be tutting
they will be tutting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tutting
you have been tutting
he/she/it has been tutting
we have been tutting
you have been tutting
they have been tutting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tutting
you will have been tutting
he/she/it will have been tutting
we will have been tutting
you will have been tutting
they will have been tutting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tutting
you had been tutting
he/she/it had been tutting
we had been tutting
you had been tutting
they had been tutting
Conditional
I would tut
you would tut
he/she/it would tut
we would tut
you would tut
they would tut
Past Conditional
I would have tutted
you would have tutted
he/she/it would have tutted
we would have tutted
you would have tutted
they would have tutted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.tut - utter `tsk,' `tut,' or `tut-tut,' as in disapproval
let loose, let out, utter, emit - express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"
Translations
تَعْبير يَدُل على الضَّجَر
ugyan!

tut

[tʌt] (also tut-tut)
A. EXCL¡vaya!

tut

[ˈtʌt] tut-tut [ˌtʌtˈtʌt]
exclallons, allons!
vi (in disapproval)exprimer sa désapprobation; (in annoyance)exprimer son agacement; (in sympathy)exprimer sa compassion

tut

[tʌt] (also tut-tut)
1. exclnon si fa così!
2. vi far schioccare la lingua in segno di disapprovazione

tut(-tut)

(tat(ˈtat)) interjection
used in writing to represent the sound used to express disapproval, mild annoyance etc.
References in classic literature ?
Tut, tut," he said, setting down his glass with refreshed irritation; "what's the smell got to do with it?
Tut, tut," said the Sheriff, "'tis naught but a trade.
Tut, tut, child," he answered, as he produced a vast, brilliant bandanna, "what do you suppose the Almighty gave you fingers for?
Tut, tut, child; tut, tut," responded Professor Porter, in a kindly and indulgent tone, "do not trouble your pretty head with such weighty and abstruse problems," and again he wandered slowly off in still another direction, his eyes bent upon the ground at his feet, his hands clasped behind him beneath the flowing tails of his coat.
Tut, tut," quoth merry Robin, "speak not so sourly, brother.
Tut, tut," quoth Robin, "only babes shoot at garlands hereabouts.
Tut, tut, that doesn't sound good--no, that doesn't sound at all natural," murmured the knitters in their absorbed voices.
Tut, tut, tut," said Slightly, "this has cured her.
But Maud said, "Tut, tut," in gentle reproval, and then asked why I was a blithering idiot.
Tut, tut,' returned the locksmith, rubbing his hands and warming them.
Mind, good people, if this fellow has been marrying a minor--tut, tut, that can't be.
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