tootsie

noun (1)
toot·​sie | \ ˈtu̇t-sē How to pronounce tootsie (audio) \

Definition of tootsie

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tootsie

noun (2)
toot·​sie

less common spelling of

: foot

First Known Use of tootsie

Noun (1)

1905, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Noun (1)

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