tutti

adjective or adverb
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

tutti

noun

Definition of tutti (Entry 2 of 2)

: a passage or section performed by all the performers

Examples of tutti in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Cocktails such as a passion-fruit gimlet tend toward the tutti-fruity, in an island-appropriate way. Rand Richards Cooper, courant.com, "Review: Crave in Ansonia deftly presents vibrant and flavorful Latin American dishes," 15 Nov. 2019 Kappo di tutti Kappo Osen will open on Sept. 21 in Santa Monica from the owners of Osen Izakaya in Silver Lake. Hadley Tomicki, Los Angeles Times, "David Chang’s Fuku fried chicken is (almost) here, L.A.," 16 Sep. 2019 The dinners were quintessentially Southern—and always ended with tutti frutti ice cream and a layer cake. al, "Serve a meal inspired by Alabama’s 200-year history," 20 Aug. 2019 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 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

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First Known Use of tutti

Adjective or adverb

circa 1724, in the meaning defined above

Noun

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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The first known use of tutti was circa 1724

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“Tutti.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tutti. Accessed 30 Mar. 2020.

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