Definition of toot verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

toot

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//tuːt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//tuːt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they toot
BrE BrE//tuːt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//tuːt//
 
he / she / it toots
BrE BrE//tuːts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//tuːts//
 
past simple tooted
BrE BrE//ˈtuːtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtuːtɪd//
 
past participle tooted
BrE BrE//ˈtuːtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtuːtɪd//
 
-ing form tooting
BrE BrE//ˈtuːtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtuːtɪŋ//
 
Motoring problems and accidents
 
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  • [intransitive, transitive] (especially British English) when a car horn toots or you toot it, it makes a short high sound the sound of horns tooting A horn tooted outside signaling the arrival of my taxi. toot something Toot your horn to let them know we're here. See related entries: Motoring problems and accidents
  • More Like This Onomatopoeic words beep, bleep, boohoo, brrr, buzz, click, clip-clop, ding-dong, hiss, mwah, peep, ping, plop, pop, rat-tat, splat, splosh, squeak, squeal, squelch, swish, tee-hee, thud, thwack, tick-tock, toot, vroom, wham, whoosh, zoomSee worksheet. Word Origin early 16th cent.: probably from Middle Low German tūten, but possibly an independent imitative formation.Idioms
    blow/toot your own horn
     
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    (North American English, informal) = blow your own trumpet
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: toot