give a hoot
Definition of give a hoot
: to care at all about someone or something —used in negative statements I don't give a hoot about what they say. I don't give two hoots about his problems.
Word by Word Definitions
: to make a present of
: to grant or bestow by formal action
: to accord or yield to another
: capacity or tendency to yield to force or strain : flexibility
: the ability of a material to bend or stretch
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