tutu

noun tu·tu \ ˈtü-(ˌ)tü \
Updated on: 26 Apr 2018

Definition of tutu

: a short projecting skirt worn by a ballerina

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Origin and Etymology of tutu

French, from (baby talk) tutu backside


Tutu

biographical name \ ˈtü-ˌtü \

Definition of Tutu

Desmond Mpilo 1931–     South African clergyman and political activist

TUTU Defined for English Language Learners

tutu

Definition of tutu for English Language Learners

  • : a short skirt that is made of many layers of material and that is worn by a ballerina


TUTU Defined for Kids

tutu

noun tu·tu \ ˈtü-ˌtü \

Definition of tutu for Students

plural tutus
: a short skirt that extends out and is worn by a ballerina

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