But in real life Harris is shy and humble, reluctant to give away details about his love life or toot his own horn in any way.
“The Maras aren't the kind of people who toot their own horn,” said Giants spokesman Pat Hanlon.
The toot of the horn is as familiar to me now as the clatter of shod horses.
Ahead, behind, to right and left, everything that could toot was busy and vociferous.
Look here, I guess I better get out the fog-horn and give those fellows a toot.
Another cry of this species has been syllabised toot, toot, toot, toot-twee.
At eight o'clock they heard the toot of Stillman's car, and to Claire's surprise Stillman himself broke in upon them.
He began to sit up and listen for the toot of the Dinner Horn.
Turkey seemed to be a hulking clod and toot was wizened and shrill-voiced and sharp.
Trot out Mr. Allen, somebody, and let him take a toot at it.
c.1500, ultimately imitative, also found in Middle Low German and Low German tuten "blow a horn." Related: Tooted; tooting. The noun is recorded from 1640s. Meaning "cocaine" is attested by 1977. Tooting as a strong affirmative (e.g. you're damned tootin') is attested from 1932, American English. Toots as a slang familiar form of address to a woman or girl is recorded from 1936, American English.
[the drinking sense is probably fr the image of someone tooting on a drinking horn, that is, holding a glass up as if it were a horn one were blowing; toot or tout, ''drink deeply, quaff,'' are attested fr the 1600s; narcotics sense probably related to honker, ''horn, nose,'' as something to be tooted]