Meaning of rum-ti-tum in English:

rum-ti-tum

Pronunciation /ˌrʌmtɪˈtʌm/

exclamation

  • Used as a meaningless refrain or to represent a regular rhythmic sound.

noun

  • Rhythmic repetitiveness, especially in music or verse; an instance of this.

adjective

  • Especially of music or verse: repetitive, trivial, commonplace.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Trick for Trick. Imitative of the sound of a drum roll.