toots


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toots

 (to͝ots)
n. Slang
Babe; sweetie.

[Perhaps short for tootsie.]

toots

(tʊts) (ˈtʊtsɪ) ,

tootsy

or

tootsie

n, pl tootses or tootsies
informal chiefly US darling; sweetheart
[C20: perhaps related to earlier dialect toot worthless person, of obscure origin]
Translations

toots

n (inf)Schätzchen nt (inf)
References in classic literature ?
On the other hand, there were the fox terriers, a score of them at least, who yelped fearful promises at Toots and Ysabel looking out of the windows at them and protected by a legion of housemaids armed with brooms and mops.
Among the terriers he stalked imperiously, and Toots and Ysabel he utterly ignored, for he was king,--king over all creeping, crawling, flying things of Judge Miller's place, humans included.
It's the first toots of the REVEILLE; it goes, dear me, SO early in the morning
She had never forgiven the old ladies for yielding to Rose's pathetic petition that she might wait her guardian's arrival before beginning another term at the school, which was a regular Blimber hot-bed, and turned out many a feminine Toots.
Then there was the music of the rattling harness, and the ring of the horses' feet on the hard road, and the glare of the two bright lamps through the steaming hoar frost, over the leaders' ears, into the darkness, and the cheery toot of the guard's horn, to warn some drowsy pikeman or the hostler at the next change; and the looking forward to daylight; and last, but not least, the delight of returning sensation in your toes.
Then a whistle would toot, and across the curtain of the theater would come a little engine with a carload of something to be dumped into one of the receptacles; and then another whistle would toot, down by the stage, and another train would back up--and suddenly, without an instant's warning, one of the giant kettles began to tilt and topple, flinging out a jet of hissing, roaring flame.
By and by they came to the place where steel rails were made; and Jurgis heard a toot behind him, and jumped out of the way of a car with a white-hot ingot upon it, the size of a man's body.
Sipping whisky in his London hotel suite, Toots, 74, is a small but irrepressible force of nature ready to greet the crowds who sing along to timeless favourites, such as Monkey Man, Pressure Drop and Reggae Got Soul.
Allan Nichol reviews Toots & The Maytals at the O2 Academy Newcastle Despite conflicting reports as to the actual venue - the gig was originally scheduled to take place at the Boiler Shop and still advertised as such in some quarters right up to show-time - the big crowd clearly proved that there was a clamour, across an impressively wide age group, to see the return to the region of Toots & the Maytals after a fouryear absence.
Belgian harmonica player Toots Thielemans also played with Miles Davis and Ella Fitzgerald.
TOOTS and The Maytals, quite simply, are considered legends of ska and reggae music.