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tootsie1

[too t-see]
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noun Slang.
  1. a sweetheart; darling.
  2. a prostitute.

Origin of tootsie1

First recorded in 1900–05; of uncertain origin

tootsie2

[too t-see]
noun Slang.
  1. tootsy.
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  • "I don't want her to play with us," said Tootsie, and he half turned his back.

  • "Perhaps you know, too, who stole my phonograph," said Tootsie angrily.

    Skippy Bedelle

    Owen Johnson

  • Tootsie searched her sister's bedroom and then called Skippy into consultation.

    Skippy Bedelle

    Owen Johnson

  • Tootsie, staring at the phonograph, began seriously to consider.

    Skippy Bedelle

    Owen Johnson

  • Tootsie stood stock still and listened with a pumping heart.

    Skippy Bedelle

    Owen Johnson