toot sweet

"right away, promptly," 1917, American English, representing U.S. soldiers' mangled adaptation of French tout de suite.


Nearby words

  1. toorak tractor,
  2. toorie,
  3. tooshie,
  4. toot,
  5. toot one's own horn,
  6. tooth,
  7. tooth and nail,
  8. tooth ax,
  9. tooth bud,
  10. tooth chisel

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper