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tootsie1

[too t-see] /ˈtʊt si/
noun, Slang.
1.
a sweetheart; darling.
2.
a prostitute.
Origin of tootsie1
1900-1905
1900-05; of uncertain origin

tootsy

[too t-see] /ˈtʊt si/
noun, plural tootsies. Slang.
1.
a foot.
Origin
1850-55; apparently expressive variant of footsy

tootsie2

[too t-see] /ˈtʊt si/
noun, Slang.
1.
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  • It is hard on me, I know, but fifteen minutes more of Patsy and I shall be counting my tootsies and prattling nursery rhymes.

    To Him That Hath Ralph Connor
British Dictionary definitions for tootsies

tootsy

/ˈtʊtsɪ/
noun (pl) -sies
1.
a child's word for toe
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for tootsies

tootsy

n.

also tootsie, 1854, baby-talk substitution for foot. Candy bar Tootsie Roll patent claims use from 1908.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for tootsies

tootsie

noun

A foot •A nursery use: Pull up a chair and warm your tootsies (1854+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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