tutu

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia
A tutu

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from French tutu.

Noun[edit]

tutu (plural tutus)

  1. A ballet skirt made of layered stiff but light netting.
    The ballet dancer representing the swan wore a white tutu.
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Maori.

Noun[edit]

tutu (plural tutus)

  1. (New Zealand) Any of the genus Coriaria of shrubs and trees found in New Zealand.
Derived terms[edit]

Chuukese[edit]

Verb[edit]

tutu

  1. to shower

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

tutu

  1. tutu (cloth)

Verb[edit]

tutu

  1. Indicative present connegative form of tutua.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of tutua.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of tutua.

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Alteration of cucu, which is itself a reduplicated form of cul (butt, bum, arse).

Noun[edit]

tutu m (plural tutus)

  1. tutu

Hausa[edit]

Noun[edit]

tūtù m (possessed form tūtùn)

  1. (childish or humorous) poop

Kapampangan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Tagalog totoo

Adjective[edit]

tutu

  1. true; genuine

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -u

Noun[edit]

tutu m (plural tutus)

  1. tutu (ballet skirt)
  2. (slang) money
    • 1971, "Donald, Meu Sobrinho", O Pato Donald #1000 (English text: 1952, "The Hypno-Gun", Walt Disney's Comics #145)
      Tio Patinhas: Mas eu lhe emprestei um cruzado para comprar um livro! Lembra-se?
      Ademar: Sim, eu me lembro! Mas eu já li o livro! E não preciso mais pagar! [] Sim, você tem tutu de sobra! Não lhe fará falta êsse cruzeirinho.
      Uncle Scrooge: But I loaned you a dollar to buy a book! Don't you remember?
      Rockjaw: Sure I remember! But I've read the book! I don't need to pay you now! [] And, besides, you've got lots of money! You don't need the dollar!

Rapa Nui[edit]

Verb[edit]

tutu

  1. burn

Sechura[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • xoto (Spruce's orthography)

Noun[edit]

tutu

  1. water

Reference[edit]

  • Matthias Urban, El vocabulario sechurano de Richard Spruce, in Lexis volume XXXIX (2) 2015, citing Baltasar Jaime Martínez Compañón

Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sv

Noun[edit]

tutu c

  1. tutu

Declension[edit]

Declension of tutu 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tutu tutun tutuer tutuerna
Genitive tutus tutuns tutuers tutuernas