tut·​ti | \ ˈtü-tē How to pronounce tutti (audio) , ˈtu̇-; ˈtü-ˌtē, ˈtu̇- How to pronounce tutti (audio) \

Definition of tutti

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: with all voices or instruments performing together used as a direction in music



Definition of tutti (Entry 2 of 2)

: a passage or section performed by all the performers

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Per negare il consenso a tutti o ad alcuni cookie o anche solo per saperne di più fai clic qui. Alexia Fernandez, PEOPLE.com, "George Clooney's Scooter Crash Caught on Shocking Video, Actor Seen Thrown Into the Air," 10 July 2018 Winning tutti fruitti instead of stinky socks brought out some of the biggest smiles and loudest cheers. Barbara Henry, sandiegouniontribune.com, "No lack of sugar-sweet fun at fair's theme building," 8 June 2018 Available in both bikini and one-piece varieties, the suits come in cute eclectic prints, including stand-out leopard and tutti frutti appliqués, plus timeless solid options of fire engine red and blush pink. Megan Decker, Harper's BAZAAR, "Charlotte Olympia and Adriana Degreas Team Up For The Cutest Swimwear Collaboration," 4 June 2018 Analysts point out that flavors like tutti frutti, cotton candy and sour gummy worms are likely to attract some younger users to e-cigarettes. Roni Selig, Davide Cannaviccio And Charlotte Hawks, CNN, "Vaping now an epidemic among US high schoolers," 6 Apr. 2018 Per la terribile e delicata situazione, e soprattutto per rispetto della sua famiglia si fa appello alla sensibilità di tutti. SI.com, "Fiorentina Captain Davide Astori Sadly Passes Away at the Age of 31," 4 Mar. 2018 In announcing the deal, Allergan executives exuded all the sincerity of made men singing the praises of their capo di tutti capi. Michael Hiltzik, latimes.com, "A judge calls foul on Allergan's attempt to hide its drug patents behind an Indian tribe's sovereignty," 19 Oct. 2017 Burfis, which usually contain coconut, almonds or pistachios, flaunt chocolate, strawberry or tutti frutti, their special Diwali flavors. Florence Steinberger, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Sweet holiday: Hindu festival Diwali marked by bright lights and treats," 17 Oct. 2017 More like tutti-frutti with nuts and cherries on top. Nick Canepa, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Even after Vick deal, L.T. wasn't No. 1 on Chargers' wish list," 14 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of tutti

Adjective or adverb

circa 1724, in the meaning defined above


1816, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tutti

Adjective or adverb

Italian, masculine plural of tutto all, from Vulgar Latin *tottus, alteration of Latin totus

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