toot


1toot

verb \ˈtüt\

: to make a short, high sound with a horn or whistle

: to cause (a horn or whistle) to make a short high sound

Full Definition of TOOT

intransitive verb
1
a :  to sound a short blast <the horn tooted>
b :  to sound a note or call suggesting the short blast of a wind instrument
2
:  to blow or sound an instrument (as a horn) especially so as to produce short blasts
transitive verb
1
:  to cause to sound <toot a whistle>
2
slang :  to take in (as cocaine) by inhalation :  snort
toot·er noun

Origin of TOOT

probably imitative
First Known Use: circa 1510

2toot

noun

Definition of TOOT

:  a short blast (as on a horn); also :  a sound resembling such a blast

First Known Use of TOOT

1641

3toot

noun

Definition of TOOT

:  a drinking bout :  spree

Origin of TOOT

Scots toot to drink heavily
First Known Use: circa 1790

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