tut·​ti-frut·​ti ˌtü-ti-ˈfrü-tē How to pronounce tutti-frutti (audio)
: a confection or ice cream containing chopped usually candied fruits

Examples of tutti-frutti in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Darden family was a study in prosperity and higher education, yielding many doctors, lawyers and teachers, and the recipes reflected their success: lemon roasted leg of lamb, tutti-frutti ice cream, banana doughnuts. Kristen Hartke, Washington Post, 23 Feb. 2024 Flavors range from the basics like lemon, cherry, grape and orange to popular blends like tutti-frutti, piña colada, cherry limeade and even strawberry cheesecake. Ben Flanagan | Bflanagan@al.com, al, 21 Apr. 2023

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Word History


Italian tutti frutti all fruits

First Known Use

circa 1834, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tutti-frutti was circa 1834

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“Tutti-frutti.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tutti-frutti. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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