Tsk definition

a t -like sound made by suction rather than plosion; conventional spelling pronunciation, tĭsk
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Used to express disappointment or sympathy.
interjection
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A sucking noise made by suddenly releasing the tongue from the hard palate, used to express disappointment or sympathy.
noun
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(a sound) Used to express disapproval, genuine or mock sympathy, etc.: a click, or sucking sound, made by touching the tongue to the hard palate and rapidly withdrawing it.
interjection
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An exclamation of disapproval.
interjection
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(intransitive) To make a tsk sound of disapproval.
verb
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Tsk is a sound made by quickly releasing the tongue from the top of the mouth to express disapproval or criticism.

An example of tsk is the sound a mother would make while shaking her finger at a child who's done something wrong.

noun
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To utter this sound.
verb
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