American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To sound a horn or whistle in short blasts.
- v. To make the sound of a horn or whistle blown in short blasts or a sound resembling it.
- v. Slang To snort cocaine.
- v. To blow or sound (a horn or whistle).
- v. To sound (a blast, for example) on a horn or whistle.
- v. Slang To snort (cocaine).
- n. A blast, as of a horn.
- n. Slang A drinking binge.
- n. Slang Cocaine, especially a small amount snorted at one time.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To project; stand, stick, or bulge out.
- To shoot up, as plants.
- To become visible; peep out; show.
- To glance; peer; look; gaze; pore.
- Hence, to look or search narrowly; pry inquisitively.
- To try; endeavor.
- To see; behold; observe.
- To blow a horn, a whistle, or other windinstrument; especially, to produce harsh or discordant sounds with a horn, cornet, trumpet, whistle, or the like.
- To give out sound, as a wind-instrument when blown: usually a word of disparagement.
- To make sounds like those of a horn or a steam-whistle; trumpet.
- Specifically, to call: said of some grouse.
- To whine; cry.
- To sound on a horn, trumpet, pipe, or the like.
- To blow, as an instrument of sound.
- n. A sound made by blowing on a wind-instrument; a note as of a horn; a blast.
- n. A blow-out; a spree: as, to go on a toot.
- n. A lazy, worthless person.
- n. The devil.
- n. The noise of a horn or whistle.
- n. by extension, informal A fart; a flatus.
- n. uncountable, slang Cocaine.
- n. informal A spree of drunkness.
- v. To stand out, or be prominent.
- v. To peep; to look narrowly.
- v. To see; to spy.
- v. To flatulate.
- v. of a horn or whistle To make the sound of a horn or whistle.
- v. To cause a horn or whistle to make its sound.
- v. To go on a drinking binge.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. obsolete To stand out, or be prominent.
- v. obsolete To peep; to look narrowly.
- v. obsolete To see; to spy.
- v. To blow or sound a horn; to make similar noise by contact of the tongue with the root of the upper teeth at the beginning and end of the sound; also, to give forth such a sound, as a horn when blown.
- v. To cause to sound, as a horn, the note being modified at the beginning and end as if by pronouncing the letter t; to blow; to sound.
- v. make a loud noise
- n. revelry in drinking; a merry drinking party
- n. a blast of a horn
- Ultimately of imitative origin. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“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.”
“If you don't remember the location of your car, just "toot" the horn a couple of times using the lock button on the key fob.”
“I've freshened it up a tad or a "toot" with the French equivalent of "toodeloo!" ...”
“I just love that you used the somewhat antiquated "toot" rather than the proverbial "fart.”
“They were very good and I do think the 'toot' factor was less than with other beans.”
“Julia Child once gave a tip for cooking a "toot" free (her words) bean.”
“It's said that adding a little epazote to a pot of beans while it's cooking lessens the "toot" effect, but I'm not convinced. despite that, the epazote lends a nice flavor.”
“I've freshened it up a tad or a "toot" with the French equivalent of "toodeloo!"...”
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