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noun (1)

toot·​sie ˈtu̇t-sē How to pronounce tootsie (audio)


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noun (2)


less common spelling of tootsy

: foot

Word History


Noun (1)

origin unknown

First Known Use

Noun (1)

1905, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of tootsie was in 1905

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“Tootsie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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