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
:  to toot gently, repeatedly, or continuously
:  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


Next Word in the Dictionary: toot net
Previous Word in the Dictionary: tooting
All Words Near: tootle

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up tootle? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More