Definition of give a hoot
- I don't give a hoot about what they say.
- I don't give two hoots about his problems.
: 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
: 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
: a sound of hooting
: a minimum amount or degree : the least bit
: something or someone amusing
used to express impatience, dissatisfaction, or objection
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