darn tootin'

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Adjective[edit]

darn tootin’

  1. (chiefly US, countrified, idiomatic) Absolutely correct; speaking the truth.
    • 1916, B. M. Bower, The Heritage of the Sioux, ch. 28:
      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.

Adverb[edit]

darn tootin’

  1. (chiefly US, countrified, idiomatic) Assuredly, absolutely, utterly, completely.
    • 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.

Interjection[edit]

darn tootin’

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