- a foot.
Origin of tootsy
Examples from the Web for tootsy
Historical Examples of tootsy
Then she replied, calling him sugar plum and tootsy wootsy and tiddley-winks.Edgar Saltus: The Man
Well, little Tootsy, how do you like being a great, big Tootsy?
"Here you go, Tootsy old chap," added another cadet, passing over his rifle.Dick Hamilton's Cadet Days
Howard R. Garis
Tootsy is on a rocking-horse at L. front, with Father and Mother helping her rock it.
If the rocking-horses are not easy to get, Dumpling and Tootsy may be astride of sticks with horses' heads.
- a child's word for toe
also tootsie, 1854, baby-talk substitution for foot. Candy bar Tootsie Roll patent claims use from 1908.