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Etymology 1[edit]

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totty (uncountable)

  1. (Britain, slang) sexually attractive women considered collectively; usually connoting a connection with the upper class.
  2. (Britain, slang) an individual sexually attractive woman
    • 2005, Georgina Hunter-Jones, Peckham Diamonds, Fly Fizzi Publishing, ISBN 1900721309, page 19:
      The mother screamed that Ali was a posh totty who held her nose up at ordinary folk with babies.
    • 2006, Richard Taylor, Eddie Shore 4 Jo, Lulu Press, Inc., ISBN 1411696077, page 29:
      Some posh totty, who was more than a little bit of a babe, just walks up and makes Eddie pull her, against his will almost.
    • 2006, Tonto Greenberg and J Bannister, The Blue Book : V. 1, Banland Publishing Ltd, ISBN 0955151309, page 32:
      The doctor attended a fancy dress ball dressed as Star Trek's Dr Spock but suddenly the costume split open and his phaser found its way into some totty.
Usage notes[edit]

Although denoting a countable subject, the noun is most often a mass noun. A single person is described as "some totty" or "a bit of totty". But a group of people can also be referred to as "some totty" or "the totty".

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Etymology 2[edit]

Compare totter.


totty (comparative more totty, superlative most totty)

  1. (Britain, obsolete, dialect) unsteady; dizzy; tottery
    • Spenser
      For yet his noule [head] was totty of the must.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for totty in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Etymology 3[edit]

From tot (small child)

Alternative forms[edit]



  1. (now chiefly Scotland) Tiny, wee.
    • 1995, Alan Warner, Morvern Callar, Vintage 2015, p. 6:
      She would meet me with a summerbag: shoes and the little black number, though it had a totey hole at the shoulder […].