hoot down

idiom

Definition of hoot down

: to shout loudly at (a speaker) so that he or she cannot be heard The speaker was hooted down by a small group of protesters.

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“Hoot down.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hoot%20down. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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