Cloot·​ie ˈklü-tē How to pronounce Clootie (audio)
chiefly Scotland
used as a name of the devil

Word History


diminutive of cloot

First Known Use

1785, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Clootie was in 1785

Dictionary Entries Near Clootie

Cite this Entry

“Clootie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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