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Hoot

Hoot Meaning & Definition
Hoot Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Hoot?

[n] something of little value; "it is not worth a damn"; "not worth shucks"
[n] a loud raucous cry as of an awl
[n] a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
[v] to utter a loud clamorous shout; "the toughs and blades of the city hoot and bang their drums, drink arak, play dice, and dance."

Synonyms | Synonyms for Hoot: bird | boo | Bronx cheer | damn | darn | hiss | raspberry | razzing | shit | shucks | snort | tinker's dam | tinker's damn

Related Terms | Find terms related to Hoot: a continental | a curse | a damn | a darn | a hoot | bagatelle | bark | battle cry | bauble | bawl | bean | bellow | bibelot | bird | bit | boo | booing | brass farthing | Bronx | Bronx cheer | button | cackle | call | carol | catcall | caterwaul | caw | cent | chatter | cheep | cheer | chirk | chirp | chirr | chirrup | chitter | chuck | clack | cluck | cock-a-doodle-doo | coo | croak | cronk | crow | cry | cuckoo | curio | drum | farce | farthing | feather | fig | fleabite | folderol | fribble | frippery | gabble | gaggle | gaud | gewgaw | gimcrack | give the bird | give the raspberry | gobble | guggle | hail | hair | halfpenny | halloo | hill of beans | hiss | hissing | holler | hollo | honk | hoo | howl | hurrah | jest | joke | kickshaw | knickknack | knickknackery | minikin | mockery | molehill | peep | peppercorn | picayune | pin | pinch of snuff | pinprick | pip | pipe | quack | rallying cry | rap | raspberry | razz | red cent | roar | roll | row of pins | rush | scold | scream | screech | shit | shout | shriek | sing | snap | sneeshing | sou | squall | squawk | squeal | straw | the bird | toy | trifle | trill | trinket | triviality | tuppence | tweet | twit | twitter | two cents | twopence | war cry | war whoop | warble | whim-wham | whistle | whistle at | whoop | yammer | yap | yawl | yawp | yell | yelp | yo-ho | yowl

See Also | call | cry | emit | grunt-hoot | let loose | let out | outcry | pant-hoot | shout | utter | vociferation | worthlessness | yell

Hoot In Webster's Dictionary

\Hoot\ (h[=oo]t), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Hooted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hooting}.] [OE. hoten, houten, huten; cf. OSw. huta, Sw. huta ut to take one up sharply, fr. Sw. hut interj., begone! cf. also W. hwt off! off with it! away! hoot!] 1. To cry out or shout in contempt. Matrons and girls shall hoot at thee no more. --Dryden. 2. To make the peculiar cry of an owl. The clamorous owl that nightly hoots. --Shak.
\Hoot\, v. t. To assail with contemptuous cries or shouts; to follow with derisive shouts. Partridge and his clan may hoot me for a cheat. --Swift.
\Hoot\, n. 1. A derisive cry or shout. --Glanvill. 2. The cry of an owl. {Hoot owl} (Zo["o]l.), the barred owl ({Syrnium nebulosum}). See {Barred owl}.

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