toot

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Dutch toeteren (to blow a horn) and German tuten (to blow a horn).

Alternative forms[edit]

  • tout (in some verb senses only)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

toot (plural toots)

  1. The noise of a horn or whistle.
    He gave a little toot of the horn, to get their attention.
  2. (by extension, informal) A fart; flatus.
  3. (uncountable, slang) Cocaine.
  4. (informal) A spree of drunkness.
  5. (informal, pronounced /tʊt/) Rubbish, tat.
    I'm not paying fifty pounds for this load of old toot!
  6. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) (Internet) A message on the social networking software Mastodon.
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Verb[edit]

toot (third-person singular simple present toots, present participle tooting, simple past and past participle tooted)

  1. To stand out, or be prominent.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Howell to this entry?)
  2. To peep; to look narrowly.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Latimer to this entry?)
    • Spenser
      for birds in bushes tooting
  3. To see; to spy.
  4. (slang) To flatulate.
  5. To make the sound of a horn or whistle.
    • Thackeray
      Tooting horns and rattling teams of mail coaches.
  6. To cause a horn or whistle to make its sound.
  7. To go on a drinking binge.
  8. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) To post a message on a Mastodon instance (a self-hosted version of the networking software).
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Etymology 2[edit]

Perhaps a contraction of toilet.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

toot (plural toots)

  1. (Australia, slang) A toilet.

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