Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Wednesday Word: Tootles vs Toodles

tootle |ˈtoōtl|verb[ intrans. casually make a series of sounds on a horn, trumpet, or similar instrument he tootled on the horn.• [ trans. play (an instrument) or make (a sound or tune) in such a way the video games tootled their tunes.[ intrans. informal go or travel in a leisurely way they were tootling along the coast.noun [usu. in sing. ]an act or sound of casual playing on an instrument such as a horn or trumpet.informal a leisurely journey.ORIGIN early 19th cent.frequentative of toot .
toodle-oo |ˌtoōdl ˈoō|exclamation informal datedgoodbye we'll see you later, toodle-oo!ORIGIN early 20th cent.: perhaps an alteration ofFrench à tout à l'heure ‘see you soon.’
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2 comments:

  1. LOL, didn't we already discuss? ;)

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    1. Not in depth. :P You're right, not much to say.

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