choo-choo


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choo-choo

 (cho͞o′cho͞o′)
n. pl. choo-choos Informal
A locomotive train.

[From baby-talk imitation of the sound of a locomotive whistle.]

choo-choo

(ˈtʃuːˌtʃuː)
n
Brit a child's name for a railway train
[C20: of imitative origin]

choo-choo

(ˈtʃuˌtʃu)

n., pl. -choos. Baby Talk.
a locomotive or a railroad train.
[1900–05; imitative]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.choo-choo - a child's word for locomotivechoo-choo - a child's word for locomotive  
locomotive, locomotive engine, railway locomotive, engine - a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks
Translations

choo-choo

[ˈtʃuːtʃuː] N (Brit) (child language) → chu-chu m, tren m

choo-choo

n (baby-talk: = train) → Puffpuff f (baby-talk)
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