Tots has 2 meanings
1. What is tots short for?


"Tots" is an abbreviation of "totally" that people often use to emphasize something or answer in the affirmative. For example, you may describe your mom as "tots mad" after she catches you sneaking out of your bedroom past curfew.

Female tweens and teens typically use the abbreviation. Still, people of all ages may use it, especially if they want to be playful. And they may use it in a sentence or as a standalone response.

For example, a person might excitedly message their mom, "I tots got into college! Thx for all of your help!" Or, when a friend asks you if you want to go to a movie tonight, you can respond with "Tots!"

Since people may misunderstand tots to be toddlers, tater tots, etc., people typically spell the abbreviation as totes.


The final Harry Potter movie was tots the best one!

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Updated April 4, 2022
2. What is tots short for?

Tater tots

An abbreviation popularized by the movie Napolean Dynamite in which Napolean stores his "tots" in the zipper pocket of his pants.


Got some tots?
No, I ate mine at the cafeteria.

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Updated September 22, 2014

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