noun \ˈkü-tē\

: a type of small insect that lives in people's hair

Full Definition of COOTIE

Origin of COOTIE

perhaps modification of Malay kutu
First Known Use: 1917


noun \ˈküt-ē\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of COOTIE


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