Definition of cootie
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Whether those respondents were looking for something cheaper, bigger, gadgetier, or merely free of other people's cooties, builders responded to that new demand.
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Origin and Etymology of cootie
perhaps modification of Malay kutu
First Known Use: 1917See Words from the same year
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Definition of cootie for English Language Learners
: a type of small insect that lives in people's hair
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