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choo-choo

[ choo-choo ]
/ ˈtʃuˌtʃu /
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noun

a train.
the sound of a steam locomotive.

verb (used without object), choo-chooed, choo-choo·ing.

to make a sound like that made by a steam locomotive.
to travel by train.

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Origin of choo-choo

First recorded in 1900–05; imitative
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British Dictionary definitions for choo-choo

choo-choo
/ (ˈtʃuːˌtʃuː) /

noun

British a child's name for a railway train

Word Origin for choo-choo

C20: of imitative origin
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