\ a dental click How to pronounce tsk (audio) ; often read as ˈtisk \

Definition of tsk

used to express disapproval

First Known Use of tsk

1937, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about tsk

Statistics for tsk

Cite this Entry

“Tsk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tsk. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on tsk

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for tsk

Comments on tsk

What made you want to look up tsk? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!