CHOOCHOO

choo-choo

[choo-choo] Baby Talk.
noun
1.
a train.
2.
the sound of a steam locomotive.
verb (used without object), choo-chooed, choo-chooing.
3.
to make a sound like that made by a steam locomotive.
4.
to travel by train.

Origin:
1900–05; imitative

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choo-choo (ˈtʃuːˌtʃuː)
 
n
(Brit) a child's name for a railway train
 
[C20: of imitative origin]

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choo-choo
echoic nursery name for "steam-engine locomotive," 1903.
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