adjectiveinformal , chiefly North American
Brashly or boisterously enthusiastic: their rootin‘-tootin’ summer adventures
More example sentences
- This rootin'-tootin' Texan seems like a regular Joe.
- This time, they have real rootin'-tootin' experts saying so on the record.
late 19th century: reduplication of rooting in the sense 'inquisitive', an early dialect sense of the compound.
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