ta-da

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See also: tada, TADA, and tāda

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Etymology[edit]

1920s, imitative, supposed to represent a fanfare.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tə-ˈdɑː/. Sung rather than spoken.
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Interjection[edit]

ta-da!

  1. Used to present something intended to be impressive, surprising, or pleasing.
    • 1978, Barry B. Longyear, Circus World, published 1982, page 94:
      "I give you the Illusion of the Reborn Hand. Ta-daaa!"
    Synonyms: voilà, presto, behold

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