Definition of Tootsie Roll™ noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Tootsie Roll™

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a US chocolate candy bar that takes several minutes to chew. It was created in 1896 by Leo Hirshfield, an Austrian who had settled in New York, and named after his daughter. During World War II, Tootsie Rolls were included in the food boxes of US soldiers.