ta-ta


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ta-ta

 (tä′tä′)
interj. Chiefly British
Used to express farewell.

[Of baby-talk origin.]

ta-ta

(tæˈtɑː)
sentence substitute
informal Brit goodbye; farewell
[C19: of unknown origin]
Translations

ta-ta

[ˈtæˈtɑː] EXCL (Brit) → adiós, adiosito

ta-ta

interj (Brit inf) → tschüss (inf), → ata ata (baby-talk)

ta-ta

[ˈtæˈtɑː] excl (Brit) (fam) (goodbye) → ciao!

ta-ta

(tӕˈtaː)
(often used to or by young children) good-bye. Say ta-ta to Gran.
References in classic literature ?
'Well, ta-ta,' concluded Beatson, and he shook hands again and went.
SO long semolina, bye bye Bakewell tart and ta-ta treacle sponge.
Tata Steel said "ta-ta" and was renamed British Steel, saving thousands of jobs.
- Mi fydd hi'n ta-ta ar Dur Tata, a'r economi cyffredinol os fydd aelodau'r Cynulliad yn dibynnu ar weddi am achubiaeth!
Ta-ta! Laura Hill of Oxford, England, hoped to join the RAF.
Ta-Ta SA, after completing the acquisition of Mimatec SA (and its Multi Ahorro supermarkets) and Sistemar SA (Multi Ahorro Express), became the largest chain, covering Montevideo and all departamentos (provinces).
Then you've got your ta-ta, your ta-ra, your toodles and your toodleloos.
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TELLY Then, in the lovely new BBC1 series Last Tango In Halifax, she proceeded to use other great regional dialect words like 'ta-ta', 'nowt', 'ay up', 'any road', 'how do' and 'heck as like'.
ACROSS 1 Repair; 4 Exorcist; 10 Harmonica; 11 Occur; 12 Alphabet; 13 Abused; 15 Seem; 16 Flee; 17 Egret; 20 Large; 22 Seek; 23 Ta-ta; 26 Bullet; 27 Nowadays; 29 Roast; 30 Margarine; 31 Dwelling; 32 Maggot.
When I took it off for the final time, I said, 'Ta-ta for now.
IT'S ta-ta to 2009, the good, the bad and the very ugly.