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Definition of "toot" []

  • To sound a horn or whistle in short blasts. (verb-intransitive)
  • To make the sound of a horn or whistle blown in short blasts or a sound resembling it. (verb-intransitive)
  • Slang To snort cocaine. (verb-intransitive)
  • To blow or sound (a horn or whistle). (verb-transitive)
  • To sound (a blast, for example) on a horn or whistle. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "toot" in a sentence
  • "At the time of the phone call to Brown-Waite, Pidrman said he was on a "toot" -- or drinking binge, which was caused by the stress of having a house guest at the time."
  • "That word toot reminds me of a little ditty we used to sing as children:"
  • "Dear Heloise: Most new cars have the electronic door locks that "toot" the horn if the car is relocked."