Tut-tut meaning

two t -like sounds produced by suction rather than plosion; conventional spelling pronunciation, tŭttŭt
To express annoyance, impatience, or mild reproof.
verb
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An exclamation of disapproval.
interjection
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Tut-tut is defined as something said to show annoyance or to call someone on bad behavior.

An example of tut-tut is what someone says when talking about a congressman who got caught in a sex scandal.

interjection
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To express such a sound, especially as a mild reproof.
verb
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An expression of annoyance or impatience.
interjection
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The sound of such an exclamation of disapproval.
noun
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Origin of tut-tut

  • Imitative

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition