toodles


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too·dles

 (to͞od′lz) also too·dle-oo (to͞od′l-o͞o)
interj. Informal
Used to express farewell.

[Alteration of toodle-oo, perhaps imitative of a horn or akin to earlier toddle (off), to depart.]
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In the outer room Toodles, who had been waiting perched on the edge of a table, advanced to meet him, subduing his natural buoyancy.
The sympathetic Toodles welcomed this opening for a chuckle.
"The time has come, and he is the only man great enough for the work," protested the revolutionary Toodles, flaring up under the calm, speculative gaze of the Assistant Commissioner.
He also started a 'Toodles' series from the sets of a reality show that he co-judged with Malaika Arora and Kirron Kher.
TOODLES & THE HECTIC PITY - Folk-punk three-piece from Bristol that play catchy poetic songs.
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Shropshire raider Oh Toodles is fancied to repeat last year's Ladies Open victory to initiate a double for jockey Immy Robinson.
Our wonderful Mam and Nana decided to say 'toodles' on 26th December 2017.
His languid and conversational style will be greatly missed by an army of devoted fans as he takes the mic for the last time at his beloved Lords, and reminds us all of what a proper 'toff ' sounds like: cheerio Blowers old boy, toodles!
Then you've got your ta-ta, your ta-ra, your toodles and your toodleloos.
Mickey and his pals help advance and reinforce the episode's learning through handy gizmos and gear, including the Mousekedoer, Mouseketools and a transportable device called Toodles. (Disney Junior Media Net, 2014)
Toodles is a sweet and friendly short-haired female kitty about one to two years old.