Doot vs Toot - What's the difference?

doot | toot |

As a verb doot

is (chiefly|scotland) doubt.

As an interjection toot is


Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




  • (chiefly, Scotland) doubt
  • * {{quote-book, year=1902, author=Jack London, title=A Daughter of the Snows, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage="Mair'd be a bother; an' I doot not ye'll mak' it all richt, lad." }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1917, author=John Hay Beith, title=All In It: K(1) Carries On, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=No doot he'll try to pass himself off as an officer, for to get better quarters!" }}
  • (chiefly, Scotland) think
  • * {{quote-book, year=1920, author=James C. Welsh, title=The Underworld, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage="I think my pipe's on the mantelshelf," returned Geordie, "but I doot it's empty." }}


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    Alternative forms

    * tout (in some verb senses only)


    (en noun)
  • The noise of a horn or whistle.
  • He gave a little toot of the horn, to get their attention.
  • (by extension, informal) A fart; flatus.
  • (uncountable, slang) Cocaine.
  • (informal) A spree of drunkness.
  • Derived terms

    * on a toot


    (en verb)
  • To stand out, or be prominent.
  • (Howell)
  • To peep; to look narrowly.
  • (Latimer)
  • * Spenser
  • for birds in bushes tooting
  • To see; to spy.
  • To flatulate.
  • To make the sound of a horn or whistle.
  • * Thackeray
  • Tooting horns and rattling teams of mail coaches.
  • To cause a horn or whistle to make its sound.
  • To go on a drinking binge.
  • Derived terms

    * darn tootin' * toot one's own horn