Toodle-oo - definition of toodle-oo by The Free Dictionary
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too·dles (to͞od′lz) also too·dle-oo (to͞od′l-o͞o)
Used to express farewell.
[Alteration of toodle-oo, perhaps imitative of a horn or akin to earlier toddle (off), to depart.]
toodle-oo (ˌtuːdəˈluː) or
informal rare Brit goodbye
[C20: perhaps imitative of the horn of a car]
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