The second upped the ante, taking aim at “cray,” “jelly,” “literally,” “teehee,” and “totes.”
totes, T-shirts, and an anthropomorphic stuffed rat are for sale at the gift shop.
Author Veronica Roth was only 22 years old when she began writing the novels and…OMG, guuuys, you can totes tell.
There are satchels, weekenders, totes, duffels, backpacks—even European carryalls.
The old man–judging from his photograph, which Hill totes around in his pocket–is a bigger freak than Hiram is.
Moore swirls you in cobwebs and totes you away into infinity.
The man that totes a whiskey blossom on the end of his flue carries a cheap add for the devil.
The rest haven't got beyond paper, and old Huz-and-Buz totes them round in his pocket, which isn't good for their growth.'
Just because I totes them in plain sight I've got to hand 'em over to some liquor-wrastler?
Yes, and that little chair he totes around, and look how it's all twisted out of shape.
"to carry," 1670s, of unknown origin; originally attested in Virginia, but OED discounts the popular theory of its origin in a W.African language (cf. Kikongo tota "pick up," Kimbundu tuta "carry, load," related to Swahili tuta "pile up, carry"). Related: Toted; toting. Tote bag is first recorded 1900.
Total; add up to: How much does it tote? (1760+)
(also tote board) A totalizator, a machine that displays odds at a racetrack
[1950+; totalizator is found by 1879]