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toot (one's) own horn

To boast or brag about one's own abilities, skills, success, achievements, etc. I don't mean to toot my own horn, but this pasta sauce I made is quite delicious! I can't stand being around Marcus ever since his company became such a massive success. The guy just can't stop tooting his own horn!
See also: horn, own, toot

toot (one's) own trumpet

To boast or brag about one's own abilities, skills, success, achievements, etc. I don't mean to toot my own trumpet, but this pasta sauce I made is quite delicious! I can't stand being around Marcus since his company became such a massive success. The guy just can't stop tooting his own trumpet!
See also: own, toot, trumpet

darn tootin'

slang Absolutely right. A: "Are you coming to the barbeque today?" B: "You're darn tootin'! I'll see you there."
See also: darn

toot sweet

Immediately; at once; as quickly as possibly. The phrase is based on a coarse or humorous mispronunciation of the French phrase tout de suite, meaning the same. I suggest you pay the bill toot sweet, or the bank will start charging you interest. As soon as we heard the police sirens, we got out of there toot sweet.
See also: sweet, toot

rootin'-tootin'

1. old-fashioned Particularly vigorous, exciting, exhilarating, or successful. 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.

blow one's own horn

 and toot one's own horn
Fig. to brag. Gary sure likes to toot his own horn. "I hate to blow my own horn," said Bill, "but I am always right."
See also: blow, horn, own

darn tooting

 and darn tootin'
absolutely. You're darn tooting I'll be there. I wouldn't miss it for the world.
See also: darn, toot

blow one’s own horn

and toot one’s own horn
tv. to brag. Gary sure likes to toot his own horn. Say something nice. I’m not one to blow my own horn.
See also: blow, horn, own

toot one’s own horn

verb
See also: horn, own, toot

rooting-tooting

mod. exciting; renown; famous; illustrious. (A vague adjective of praise.) We really had a rooting-tooting time last weekend.

toot

1. n. a binge; a drinking spree. Harry’s on a toot again.
2. tv. & in. to drink copiously. She could toot booze from dusk to dawn.
3. n. an emotional jag of some kind. She’s on a toot about how nobody loves her anymore.
4. n. a line or dose of cocaine; cocaine. These tootheads get sort of frantic when they can’t get a toot.
5. tv. & in. to snort a portion of cocaine. She tooted a couple of lines and came back.
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I looked around at the others, who all seemed geriatric, so assumed he was tooting at me and ran towards him.
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He screamed "impatient bastard" at the tooting driver, apologised to us for his countryman's rudeness and asked how he could help.
NORTH Wales Police has threatened cabbies with anti-social behaviour orders for honking their horns Taxi drivers have branded the move 'stupid', after locals in Colwyn Bay and Llandudno complained to police about cabs tooting to let passengers know they'd arrived North Wales Police inspector, Gary Ashton, wrote to drivers warning them if they did not bring 'an immediate and permanent end to this practice' he would have Asbos issued against them.