from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Informal A locomotive train.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The sound made by a steam locomotive.
- n. A railway locomotive.
- n. A railway train. (Also called a choo-choo train)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a train or a locomotive; -- a child's word.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a child's word for locomotive
But at least pronounce them with the "h" sound rather than the "ch" sound as in Cheney or choo-choo.
Mango-fried pawpaws reminded Jones of Africa -- of choo-choo trains, black nationalists, and wounded lions twitching in the bush.
Visions were conjured of the back yard of 10 Downing Street... the two Brown toddlers playing choo-choo trains with the two Murdoch boys some thirty years older all four boys in short trousers -- while daddies Rupert and Gordon sat enjoying a glass of Australian Chardonnay and discussing details of Britain's debt crisis.
At eight the next morning, Johnnie put her on what looked like an old-fashioned toy choo-choo train, known as the SEAC Special, which the Americans affectionately called the “Toonerville Trolley.”
Now, Goldrick says, TUGs decorated like trains — even programmed to say "choo-choo" — do the heavy lifting, so food service workers can interact more with patients and their families.
So does the choo-choo train he gets to ride in when it pulls up!
And if that is not enough, there are tiny choo-choo trains running in all direction on the floor, further reinforcing the phantasmagorical sense of the whole enterprise.
And it is no secret that the City of Portland loves choo-choo trains too.
So ... that's why the Sellwood Bridge is going to fall in the river and we're going to build a new choo-choo and bike bridge.
It is no secret that Metro loves choo-choo trains.