Synonyms and Antonyms of hoot
a loud vocal expression of strong emotion
- The courtroom erupted in hoots of laughter upon hearing the witness's sarcastic retort.
scream, screech, shriek, shrill, squall, squeak, squeal, yelp
bawl, bellow, clamor, outcry, roar
a vocal sound made to express scorn or disapproval
- He ignored the hoots and jeers coming from the back of the crowd and kept on speaking.
the smallest amount or part imaginable
- I don't give a hoot what you think!
beans, continental, darn (also durn), fig, iota, jot, lick, modicum, rap, syllable, tittle, whit, whoop
ace, bit, crumb, dab, driblet, glimmer, hint, little, mite, nip, ounce, particle, peanuts, pin, ray, scrap, scruple, semblance, shade, shadow, shred, smidgen (also smidgeon), speck, spot, sprinkling, strain, streak, suspicion, touch, trace
someone or something that is very funny
- That stand-up comic is a hoot.
crack, gag, jest, joke, pleasantry, quip, sally, waggery, wisecrack, witticism