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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TOOT

Far be it from me to toot my horn, Mr. Atkins, or to proclaim my merits from the housetops.

He began to sit up and listen for the Toot of the Dinner Horn.

Ahead, behind, to right and left, everything that could toot was busy and vociferous.

You might go so far as t' give that bellerin' ironclad a toot.'

For awhile the toot, toot, toot of the trumpet could be heard from down the street.

Another cry of this species has been syllabised toot, toot, toot, toot-twee.

Trot out Mr. Allen, somebody, and let him take a toot at it.

There was the toot of a motor in the far distance, again repeated.

Do you think theyre going to get out of the way if we toot a horn?

Jim heard the toot of a locomotive whistle and looked at his watch.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1500, ultimately imitative, also found in Middle Low German and Low German tuten "blow a horn." Related: Tooted; tooting. The noun is recorded from 1640s. Meaning "cocaine" is attested by 1977. Tooting as a strong affirmative (e.g. you're damned tootin') is attested from 1932, American English. Toots as a slang familiar form of address to a woman or girl is recorded from 1936, American English.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR TOOT

bender

nounbinge

blew

verbmake sound, usually with instrument
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