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toot·sie

 (to͝ot′sē)
n. Slang
1. Toots.
2. A girl or young woman.
3. or toot·sy (-sē) pl. toot·sies A person's foot.

[Origin unknown. Sense 3, alteration of footsie, diminutive of foot.]
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toot•sie

(ˈtʊt si)

n. Slang.
1. sweetheart; darling.
2. a prostitute.
[1900–05; of uncertain orig.]
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Translations

tootsie

tootsy [ˈtʊtsɪ] N
1. (= toe) → dedo m del pie; (= foot) → pie m
2. (US) (= girl) → chica f, gachí f
hey tootsie!¡oye, guapa!
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

tootsie

[ˈtʊtsɪ] n (fam)
a. (toe) → ditino; (foot) → piedino
b. (Am) (old) → tesoro; (woman) → bella ragazza
hi, tootsie → ciao bella
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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