tum-tum

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noun (1)

ˈtəmˌtəm
variants or less commonly tum-ti-tum
¦təm(p)tē¦təm
plural -s
: a reiterated tum or strumming

tum-tum

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intransitive verb

"
: to make a tum-tum : strum

tumtum

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noun (2)

tum·​tum
ˈtəmˌtəm
plural -s
India

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

imitative

Noun (2)

perhaps alteration of tandem entry 1

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“Tum-tum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tum-tum. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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