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toot1 /tut/USA pronunciation   v. 
  1. to (cause a horn or whistle to) give forth a short sound: [+ object]He tooted his horn.[no object]The foghorn tooted in the distance.

n. [countable]
  1. an act or sound of tooting:gave a quick toot on his horn.
toot•er, n. [countable]

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
toot1  (to̅o̅t),USA pronunciation v.i. 
  1. (of a horn or whistle) to give forth its characteristic sound.
  2. to make a sound resembling that of a horn, whistle, or the like.
  3. to sound or blow a horn, whistle, or wind instrument.

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

n. 
  1. an act or sound of tooting.
  2. [Slang.]cocaine.
toot er, n. 
  • 1500–10; akin to Low German, German tuten, Dutch toeten, Swedish tuta in same sense; origin, originally imitative

toot2 (to̅o̅t),USA pronunciation n. [Informal.]
  1. a period or instance of drunken revelry;
    binge;
    spree.
  • origin, originally uncertain 1670–80

toot3 (tŏŏt),USA pronunciation n. [Australian Informal.]
  1. lavatory;
    toilet.
  • perh. jocular alteration of toilet 1945–50

toot4 (tŏŏt),USA pronunciation n. [Chiefly Pennsylvania German Area.]
  1. a paper bag.
  • Low German tüte something horn-shaped, paper rolled into the shape of a horn (compare toot1)
  • Pennsylvania German dutt; compare German Tüte


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

toot /tuːt/ vb
  1. to give or cause to give (a short blast, hoot, or whistle)
n
  1. the sound made by or as if by a horn, whistle, etc
  2. slang any drug for snorting, esp cocaine
  3. US Canadian slang a drinking spree
  4. /tʊt/ Austral slang a lavatory
Etymology: 16th Century: from Middle Low German tuten, of imitative origin

ˈtooter n



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