- (of a horn or whistle) to give forth its characteristic sound.
- to make a sound resembling that of a horn, whistle, or the like.
- to sound or blow a horn, whistle, or wind instrument.
- to cause (a horn, whistle, or wind instrument) to sound.
- to sound (notes, music, etc.) on a horn or the like.
- an act or sound of tooting.
- Slang. cocaine.
Origin of toot1
Examples from the Web for tooter
He engaged Mr. Tooter to be there with his fife, and Mr. Noggin with his drum.
You've got the tooter's room; he has his schoolroom next door.Denis Dent
Ernest W. Hornung
Then I heard a long-drawn sigh of relief, as Tooter drew himself a foaming stein-ful of the Dortmunder beer.
I guess it's bad enough for Uncle Tooter to leave me to-morrow, without a threat of fisticuffs.
Mr. Tooter and Mr. Noggin, with Mr. Chrome, who had a new flag, walked out upon the parade-ground.
- to give or cause to give (a short blast, hoot, or whistle)to toot a horn; to toot a blast; the train tooted
- the sound made by or as if by a horn, whistle, etc
- slang any drug for snorting, esp cocaine
- US and Canadian slang a drinking spree
- (tʊt) Australian slang a lavatory
- NZ an informal name for tutu 2
Word Origin and History for tooter
c.1500, ultimately imitative, also found in Middle Low German and Low German tuten "blow a horn." Related: Tooted; tooting. The noun is recorded from 1640s. Meaning "cocaine" is attested by 1977. Tooting as a strong affirmative (e.g. you're damned tootin') is attested from 1932, American English. Toots as a slang familiar form of address to a woman or girl is recorded from 1936, American English.