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patootie

Line breaks: pa|too¦tie
Pronunciation: /pəˈtuːti
 
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Definition of patootie in English:

noun (plural patooties)

North American informal
1 dated A girlfriend or a pretty girl: she’s a real hot patootie
More example sentences
  • She was this cutie patootie I'd met while looking for another girl, a girl from New York who I was kind of seeing.
  • Poetry should be brief, whimsical verse about a certain cutie patootie you'd like to get to know better.
  • Vegetarian or not, she'll always be my sweet patootie!
2A person’s or animal’s buttocks: in his mildly frazzled moments, he might refer to one of his staff as a horse’s patootie
More example sentences
  • I wouldn't want you to get one of those pointy boot tips up your patootie.
  • Soooooo, get your patootie on the nearest short bus and slobber your whole way home.
  • And, yes, we'll be having two pies for dessert - and you can bet your sweet patootie one of them will be old-fashioned mince!

Origin

1920s: perhaps an alteration of potato.

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