toodeloo

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Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Possibly from toot or from French à tout à l'heure ‎(see you soon). [1]

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toodeloo

  1. (Britain, dated) goodbye, farewell, see you soon

Usage notes[edit]

Dated and very rarely used in North America. Although likely to be understood, it is likely to be considered humorous, and may be used in a parody of British English speakers. (This is also true in modern British English usage.)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Quinion, Michael (2011-12-17), “toodle-pip”, in World Wide Words[1], retrieved 2013-10-08