piroot

intransitive verb

pi·​root
pīˈrüt
-ed/-ing/-s
1
South & Midland : to go about idly or aimlessly
often used with around
2
South & Midland : to nose around : snoop
went pirooting into a caveJ. F. Dobie

Word History

Etymology

probably alteration (influenced by root) of pirouette entry 2

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“Piroot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piroot. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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