care a hoot

Definition of care a hoot


  1. :  to care at all about someone or something —used in negative statements I don't care a hoot about what they say. I don't care two hoots about his problems.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  suffering of mind :  grief

    :  a disquieted state of mixed uncertainty, apprehension, and responsibility

    :  a cause for such anxiety

  1. :  to feel trouble or anxiety

    :  to feel interest or concern

    :  to give care

  1. :  to shout or laugh usually derisively

    :  to make the natural throat noise of an owl or a similar cry

    :  to make a loud clamorous mechanical sound

  1. :  a sound of hooting

    :  the cry of an owl

    :  a minimum amount or degree :  the least bit

  1. : used to express impatience, dissatisfaction, or objection

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a brief usually trivial fact

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