A cute little tot.
An example of a tot is a 2 year old.
- a young child
- Chiefly Brit. a small drink of alcoholic liquor
Origin of totprobably from Scand, as in Old Norse tuttr, small chap, tutta, little girl
intransitive verbtot′ted, tot′ting
Origin of totcontr. from total
- A small child.
- A small amount, as of liquor.
Origin of totOrigin unknown
transitive verbtot·ted, tot·ting, tots
(third-person singular simple present tots, present participle totting, simple past and past participle totted)
Shortening of total (“to sum")