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tut

exclamation uk   us   /tʌt/ (also tut-tut)
used in writing to represent the sound made to show you disapprove of something, or a word said twice in a humorous way to suggest disapproval: Tut, it's raining - I'm going to get soaked. You're late again - tut tut!

tut

verb [I] uk   us   /tʌt/ (-tt-)
to make a disapproving sound or speak in a disapproving way: He walked off, tutting to himself. [+ speech] "Still not out of bed?" she tutted (= said in a disapproving way).
Translations of “tut”
in Chinese (Traditional) (表示不贊成或指責)嘖嘖(聲)…
in Russian ай-ай-ай!…
in Turkish Cık cık!'…
in Chinese (Simplified) (表示不赞成或指责)啧啧(声)…
in Polish no-no…
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