tootle


too·tle

verb \ˈtü-təl\

: to drive or move slowly

: to play a series of notes on a flute, horn, etc., by blowing into it

too·tledtoo·tling \ˈtüt-liŋ, ˈtü-təl-iŋ\

Full Definition of TOOTLE

intransitive verb
1
:  to toot gently, repeatedly, or continuously
2
:  to drive or move along in a leisurely manner
transitive verb
:  to toot continuously on <tootled his flute>
tootle noun
too·tler \ˈtüt-lər, ˈtü-təl-ər\ noun

Examples of TOOTLE

  1. We tootled along the highway.
  2. He tootled on the flute.

Origin of TOOTLE

frequentative of 1toot
First Known Use: 1820

Rhymes with TOOTLE

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