tsk-tsk
transitive verb Date: 1943 to express disapproval of by or as if by uttering tsk intransitive verb to tsk-tsk someone or something

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  • Tsk Tsk Tsk — → ↑ →, (pronounced tsk tsk tsk ) and moreoften written (though wrongly) as Tsk Tsk Tsk or Tch Tch Tch , was an Australian experimental musical group formed in Melbourne in 1977 by Philip Brophy, Ralph Traviato and Leigh Parkhill. Sometimes… …   Wikipedia

  • tsk tsk — UK [ˌtəsk ˈtəsk] US interjection old fashioned used for showing that you do not approve of something Thesaurus: communicative soundshyponym * * * [tisk tisk] 1. exclam. expressing disapproval or annoyance you of all people, Goldie tsk, tsk 2. v.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tsk-tsk — tsk or tsk tsk «a clihck sownd», interj. used to express disapproval. v.i. «tihsk», » The conscientious librarian tsked over the underlining and dog eared pages in the book …   Useful english dictionary

  • tsk tsk — interjection [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: Natural sound] a way of writing a sound that is made to show disapproval …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tsk tsk — [ ,təsk təsk ] interjection OLD FASHIONED used for showing that you do not approve of something …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tsk tsk — 1. interjection /ǀ ǀ,ˈtɪsk ˈtɪsk,təsk təsk/ An exclamation of disapproval. Syn: tsk, tut tut 2. noun /ǀ ǀ,ˈtɪsk ˈtɪsk,təsk təsk/ The sound of such an exclamation of disapproval …   Wiktionary

  • tsk-tsk — /təsk ˈtəsk/ (say tuhsk tuhsk) interjection → tsk …   Australian English dictionary

  • tsk tsk — [t(ə)sk t(ə)sk] exclamation expressing disapproval or annoyance. Origin 1940s: imitative …   English new terms dictionary

  • tsk tsk — UK [ˌtəsk ˈtəsk] / US interjection old fashioned used for showing that you do not approve of something …   English dictionary

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