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tootle

play
verb too·tle \ˈtü-təl\

Simple Definition of tootle

  • : to drive or move slowly

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

Full Definition of tootle

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

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to toot gently, repeatedly, or continuously

  3. 2 :  to drive or move along in a leisurely manner

  4. transitive verb
  5. :  to toot continuously on <tootled his flute>

tootle noun
too·tler play \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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