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noun Slang.
an affectionate or familiar term of address; honey; baby (sometimes offensive when used to strangers, casual acquaintances, subordinates, etc., especially by a male to a female).
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Origin of toots

First recorded in 1940–45; toot(sie)1 + -s4
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British Dictionary definitions for toots

toots

tootsy

/ (tʊts) /

noun plural tootses or tootsies
informal, mainly US darling; sweetheart

Word Origin for toots

C20: perhaps related to earlier dialect toot worthless person, of obscure origin
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