(Yer) dern tootin'!
slang (You are) absolutely right. An even more colloquial variant of "(You're) darn tootin'!" A: "Are you coming to the barbecue today?" B: "Yer dern tootin'! I'll see you there." A: "I'm sorry. It was wrong of me to leap to that conclusion." B: "Dern tootin' it was! But thank you fer apologizin'."
See also: dern
slang Absolutely right. A: "Are you coming to the barbeque today?" B: "You're darn tootin'! I'll see you there."
See also: darn
1. old-fashioned Particularly vigorous, exciting, exhilarating, or successful. Used before a noun; sometimes written with a comma instead of a hyphen. Come try our ziplining course today if you're looking for a rootin'-tootin' good time! The bake sale was a rootin'-tootin' success. Wow, what a rootin', tootin' party!
2. Characteristic of the stereotypes associated with cowboys or the Western genre of fiction. The historical park is filled with old-timey saloons and rootin'-tootin' cowboys. I love watching those classic rootin'-tootin' westerns from the '50s and '60s.
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darn tootingand darn tootin'
absolutely. You're darn tooting I'll be there. I wouldn't miss it for the world.
You're dern tootin'!
Rur. You are absolutely right! (Never the full form tooting.) Tom: Are you really going to take up boxing? Bob: You're dern tootin'! Father: Do you really want to buy that droopy-looking puppy? Bill: You're dern tootin'!
See also: dern
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