tum-tum

noun (1)
\ ˈtəmˌtəm \
variants: or less commonly tum-ti-tum \ ¦təm(p)tē¦təm \
plural -s

Definition of tum-tum

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: a reiterated tum or strumming
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Definition of tum-tum (Entry 2 of 3)

: to make a tum-tum : strum

tumtum

noun (2)
tum·​tum | \ ˈtəmˌtəm \
plural -s

Definition of tumtum (Entry 3 of 3)

India

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History and Etymology for tum-tum

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 13 Aug. 2020.

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