toot

verb
\ ˈtüt How to pronounce toot (audio) \
tooted; tooting; toots

Definition of toot

 (Entry 1 of 3)

intransitive verb

1a : to sound a short blast the horn tooted
b : to sound a note or call suggesting the short blast of a wind instrument
2 : to blow or sound an instrument (such as a horn) especially so as to produce short blasts

transitive verb

1 : to cause to sound toot a whistle
2 slang : to take in (a drug, such as cocaine) by inhalation : snort

toot

noun (1)

Definition of toot (Entry 2 of 3)

: a short blast (as on a horn) also : a sound resembling such a blast

toot

noun (2)

Definition of toot (Entry 3 of 3)

: a drinking bout : spree

Other Words from toot

Verb

tooter noun

First Known Use of toot

Verb

circa 1510, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense 1a

Noun (1)

1641, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

circa 1790, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for toot

Verb

probably imitative

Noun (2)

Scots toot to drink heavily

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“Toot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toot. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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toot

verb

English Language Learners Definition of toot

: to make a short, high sound with a horn or whistle
: to cause (a horn or whistle) to make a short high sound

toot

verb
\ ˈtüt How to pronounce toot (audio) \
tooted; tooting

Kids Definition of toot

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : to sound a short blast (as on a horn)
2 : to blow or sound an instrument (as a horn) especially in short blasts

toot

noun

Kids Definition of toot (Entry 2 of 2)

: a short blast (as on a horn)

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