DOOLITTLEING: [doo-little-ing] (verb)
- The act of talking to a pet while having a human in the room who believes you to be addressing them and hence asks you to repeat yourself.
- The act of holding a conversation with an animal, regardless of reciprocation.
Ember: “Why are you chasing your tail?”
Grimm: “What’s that, Ember?”
Ember: “Nothing, I’m doolittleing.”