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NOUN (2)

1. a blast of a horn;

2. revelry in drinking; a merry drinking party;
[syn: carouse, carousal, bender, toot, booze-up]


VERB (1)

1. make a loud noise;
- Example: "The horns of the taxis blared"
[syn: honk, blare, beep, claxon, toot]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Toot \Toot\, v. t. To see; to spy. [Obs.] --P. Plowman. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Toot \Toot\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tooted; p. pr. & vb. n. Tooting.] [Cf. D. toeten to blow a horn, G. tuten, Sw. tuta, Dan. tude; probably of imitative origin.] To blow or sound a horn; to make similar noise by contact of the tongue with the root of the upper teeth at the beginning and end of the sound; also, to give forth such a sound, as a horn when blown. "A tooting horn." --Howell. [1913 Webster] Tooting horns and rattling teams of mail coaches. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Toot \Toot\, v. t. To cause to sound, as a horn, the note being modified at the beginning and end as if by pronouncing the letter t; to blow; to sound. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Toot \Toot\, v. i. [OE. toten, AS. totian to project; hence, to peep out.] [Written also tout.] 1. To stand out, or be prominent. [Obs.] --Howell. [1913 Webster] 2. To peep; to look narrowly. [Obs.] --Latimer. [1913 Webster] For birds in bushes tooting. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

toot n 1: a blast of a horn 2: revelry in drinking; a merry drinking party [syn: carouse, carousal, bender, toot, booze-up] v 1: make a loud noise; "The horns of the taxis blared" [syn: honk, blare, beep, claxon, toot]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

84 Moby Thesaurus words for "toot": advertise, announce, annunciate, bacchanal, bacchanalia, bacchanalian, bagpipe, bat, bay, beep, bell, bender, binge, blare, blast, blat, blow, blow a horn, blow the horn, bout, bray, broadcast, bugle, bust, carillon, carousal, carouse, celebration, clarion, compotation, debauch, disseminate, doodle, double-tongue, drinking bout, drunk, drunken carousal, escapade, fanfare, fife, fling, flourish of trumpets, flute, guzzle, honk, jag, lark, lip, orgy, peal, pipe, ploy, potation, proclaim, pub-crawl, publish, randan, randy, revel, shriek, sound, sound a tattoo, sound taps, spree, squeal, symposium, tantara, tantarara, taps, tarantara, tattoo, tear, tongue, tootle, triple-tongue, trumpet, trumpet blast, trumpet call, tweedle, wassail, whistle, wind, wind the horn, wingding