tsk-tsk

verb
\ ˈtisk-ˌtisk How to pronounce tsk-tsk (audio) \
tsk-tsked; tsk-tsking; tsk-tsks

Definition of tsk-tsk

transitive verb

: to express disapproval of by or as if by uttering tsk

intransitive verb

: to tsk-tsk someone or something

First Known Use of tsk-tsk

1943, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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The first known use of tsk-tsk was in 1943

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“Tsk-tsk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tsk-tsk. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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