Definition of tsk tsk exclamation from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


tsk tsk

BrE BrE//ˌtəsk ˈtəsk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌtəsk ˈtəsk//
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used in writing to represent the sound you make with your tongue when you disapprove of something So you were out drinking again last night were you? Tsk tsk! More Like This Exclamations aargh, ah, aha, ahchoo, ahem, aw, bah, boo, coo, d’oh, eek, eh, er, eww, gee, ha, hey, ho ho, ho-hum, hooray, huh, mm, oh, oho, oi, ooh, oops, ouch, ow, oy, pah, phew, psst, sh, tsk tsk, tut, ugh, uh, uh-uh, uh-oh, um, whoopee, whoops, woo hoo, wow, yay, yippee, yuck, yumSee worksheet. Word Origin1940s: imitative.
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