toot·​sy | \ ˈtu̇t-sē How to pronounce tootsy (audio) \
variants: or less commonly
plural tootsies

Definition of tootsy

Examples of tootsy in a Sentence

She was using a blanket to keep her tootsies warm.
Recent Examples on the Web Cabs are more expensive but a lot faster and easier on the tootsies, too. Brian Melton, star-telegram, "As London gears up for royal wedding, a look at three villages that helped define it | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 20 Apr. 2018 And, for those who need to give their tootsies a break, trade your boots for the famed, in-house slippers. Elycia Rubin, The Hollywood Reporter, "Powder Players: Where Hollywood Hits The Slopes President’s Day Weekend," 7 Feb. 2018 Strappy stilettos may fly in California, but your tootsies may turn to icicles in Louisville next November. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, "It's never too early to plan your Breeders' Cup outfit for Churchill Downs in 2018," 28 Oct. 2017 Washington crossed the Delaware in winter, and in those days, there were no battery rechargeable insoles to keep your little tootsies from freezing. Joyce Wadler, New York Times, "Cold Carriers, You’ve Been Busted," 11 Oct. 2017 Tend to those tootsies with a long-lasting gel pedicure at Hello Birdie Nail & Lash Lab, known for providing creative nail art that incorporates a negative-space design at the cuticle so nail growth is less obvious. Kai Oliver-kurtin, Pacific San Diego Magazine, "Forget June gloom, go for June glam," 2 June 2017

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First Known Use of tootsy

1854, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tootsy

baby-talk alteration of foot

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“Tootsy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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