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rootin'-tootin'

adjective

Boisterous; noisy; vigorous: He's a hifalutin' rootin'-tootin' son of a gun from Arizona

[1924+; probably fr rooting, ''cheering loudly,'' and tooting, ''blowing a horn'']


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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