I guess it's bad enough for Uncle tooter to leave me to-morrow, without a threat of fisticuffs.
He waved a hand to the tooter, then put his letters away and came leisurely outside.
You've got the tooter's room; he has his schoolroom next door.
Mr. tooter and Mr. Noggin, with Mr. Chrome, who had a new flag, walked out upon the parade-ground.
He engaged Mr. tooter to be there with his fife, and Mr. Noggin with his drum.
Then I heard a long-drawn sigh of relief, as tooter drew himself a foaming stein-ful of the Dortmunder beer.
c.1500, ultimately imitative, also found in Middle Low German and Low German tuten "blow a horn." Related: Tooted; tooting. The noun is recorded from 1640s. Meaning "cocaine" is attested by 1977. Tooting as a strong affirmative (e.g. you're damned tootin') is attested from 1932, American English. Toots as a slang familiar form of address to a woman or girl is recorded from 1936, American English.
The cartoons, esp the regular syndicated series: And Garfield now ranks at the top in 'toonville (1990s+)