吞吞吐吐

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Chinese[edit]

to swallow; to take to swallow; to take vomit; to spit vomit; to spit
simp. and trad.
(吞吞吐吐)
AABB-type reduplication of 吞吐 (tūntǔ).

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

吞吞吐吐

  1. to mutter and mumble; to hum and haw; to stumble over one's words; to speak in a halting way
    說話吞吞吐吐 / 说话吞吞吐吐  ―  Tā shuōhuà tūntūntǔtǔ.  ―  He mutters and mumbles when he speaks.