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hoots

noun
plural of hoot

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1 a loud vocal expression of strong emotion
  • the courtroom erupted in hoots of laughter upon hearing the witness's sarcastic retort to the lawyer's arrogant remark

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2 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 until he'd had his say

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3 the smallest amount or part imaginable
  • I don't give a hoot whether you want to go or not—you're going

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4 someone or something that is very funny
  • that stand-up comic is a hoot

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hoots

verb
present tense third-person singular of hoot

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“Hoots.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hoots. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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