tu-whit tu-whoo

noun
\ tə-ˌ(h)wit-tə-ˈ(h)wü How to pronounce tu-whit tu-whoo (audio) \

Definition of tu-whit tu-whoo

: the cry of an owl

First Known Use of tu-whit tu-whoo

circa 1595, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tu-whit tu-whoo

imitative

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“Tu-whit tu-whoo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tu-whit%20tu-whoo. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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