toots

[ too ts ]
/ tʊts /

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).

Origin of toots

First recorded in 1940–45; toot(sie)1 + -s4

Definition for toots (2 of 5)

toot

1
[ toot ]
/ tut /

verb (used without object)

verb (used with object)

to cause (a horn, whistle, or wind instrument) to sound.
to sound (notes, music, etc.) on a horn or the like.

noun

an act or sound of tooting.
Slang. cocaine.

Origin of toot

1
1500–10; akin to Low German, German tuten, Dutch toeten, Swedish tuta in same sense; orig. imitative

Related forms

toot·er, noun

Definition for toots (3 of 5)

toot

2
[ toot ]
/ tut /

noun Informal.

a period or instance of drunken revelry; binge; spree.

Origin of toot

2
First recorded in 1670–80; origin uncertain

Definition for toots (4 of 5)

toot

3
[ too t ]
/ tʊt /

noun Australian Informal.

lavatory; toilet.

Origin of toot

3
First recorded in 1945–50; perhaps jocular alteration of toilet

Definition for toots (5 of 5)

toot

4
[ too t ]
/ tʊt /

noun Chiefly Pennsylvania German Area.

a paper bag.

Origin of toot

4
< Pennsylvania German dutt; compare German Tüte < Low German tüte something horn-shaped, paper rolled into the shape of a horn (cf. toot1)
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British Dictionary definitions for toots (1 of 3)

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

British Dictionary definitions for toots (2 of 3)

toot

1
/ (tuːt) /

verb

to give or cause to give (a short blast, hoot, or whistle)to toot a horn; to toot a blast; the train tooted

noun

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

Derived Forms

tooter, noun

Word Origin for toot

C16: from Middle Low German tuten, of imitative origin

British Dictionary definitions for toots (3 of 3)

toot

2
/ (tuːt) /

noun

NZ an informal name for tutu 2
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