Definition of phutphuti in US English:

phutphuti

(also phut-phutty, phut-phuty)

noun

Indian English
  • A motorized vehicle with a two-stroke engine, a moped.

Origin

1950s. From phut-phut + -y, perhaps after Hindi phaṭphaṭī moped, lit. ‘making the sound phaṭphaṭ ’.

Pronunciation

phutphuti

/ˌfʌtˈfʌti/