Took vs Toot - What's the difference?

took | toot |

As a verb took

is (take).

As an interjection toot is





  • (take)
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=19 citation , passage=When Timothy and Julia hurried up the staircase to the bedroom floor, where a considerable commotion was taking place, Tim took Barry Leach with him. He had him gripped firmly by the arm, since he felt it was not safe to let him loose, and he had no immediate idea what to do with him.}}







    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