- 1 (sound — of car horn) bocinazo (m); (— of whistle) pitido (m), pito (m) she gave me a toot as she drove past me tocó la bocina or el claxon al pasar, me pitó al pasarMore example sentences
- Perhaps if every motorist gave a sharp toot of the horn at every bump, this might encourage a movement from the over-indulged Burley residents to get the road straightened out again, to the benefit of the damaged majority.
- Steam engines give a warning blast as they move off or sound a warning toot from their whistles as they thunder through stations.
- Douglas in particular had a penchant for extending the limits of his instrument, using toots, whistles and breathing noises in some of his improvisational work.
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- We decline the chief's offer of a toot on his opium pipe - I'm not sure if I need things to be any stranger than they already are - and head back to camp.
- Then I moved to Blackburn five years ago into the high rise at Larkhill, and started working with a lad from Blackburn and one day caught him having a toot in his car and ending up having a toot with him.
- Frankly, what's the point in being super-rich if you can't just have a toot and a twang in the garden?
- Traditionally run by women and without licences, today's shebeens and taverns are a profitable option based on humanity's fondness for the occasional toot.
Catalán is the language of Catalonia. Like Castilian, Catalan is a Romance language. Variants of it include mallorquín of the Balearic Islands and valenciano spoken in the autonomous region of Valencia.
- [driver] tocar* la bocina or el claxon, pitar; [car horn] sonar*; [whistle] silbar, pitarMore example sentences
- Are you really going to win an argument with an officer who has already cut you off, then pulled you over and whipped out a ticket book because you had tooted at him?
- My grandfather used to tell me, as he tooted at her from his mint condition Allegro, that she had spent the best part of her years waiting at the side of the road for her long-lost sweetheart to return.
- It squawked and tooted at him, every light flashing.
- [car horn] tocar* I tooted him (BrE) le toqué la bocina or el claxon, le pitéMore example sentences
- I went to the mass picket and heard comments like, ‘This is good-loads of people including taxi drivers tooted their horns in support as they went past.’
- The driver tooted his horn and zipped off in the direction of Baggage Claim.
- Crackers went off and passing drivers tooted horns and waved flags as they weaved through the crowd.