darn tootin'

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darn tootin’

  1. (chiefly US, countrified, idiomatic) Absolutely correct; speaking the truth.
    • 1916, B. M. Bower, chapter 28, in The Heritage of the Sioux:
      Pink . . . nodded assent. "You're durn tootin’ it's right!" he testified.
  2. (chiefly US, countrified, idiomatic) Absolute, utter, complete, very.
    • 2009, Lana Sweeten-Shults, "Look out 2009, here I come," Times Record News (Wichita Falls, Texas), 5 Jan. (retrieved 24 Jan. 2009):
      I’ve decided that Wii Fit is darn tootin’ fun.


darn tootin’

  1. (chiefly US, countrified, idiomatic) Assuredly, absolutely, utterly, completely, you bet.
    • 2004, David Brooks, "Values, Values Everywhere," New York Times, 17 Jul. (retrieved 24 Jan. 2009):
      In speech, in rapid responses, in interviews, Kerry and Edwards remind us these days how darn tootin’ chock full of values they really are.


darn tootin’

  1. (chiefly US, countrified, idiomatic) You are absolutely correct.