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hoot         

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      n  
1    the mournful wavering cry of some owls  
2    a similar sound, such as that of a train whistle  
3    a jeer of derision  
4    Informal   an amusing person or thing  
5    not give a hoot   not to care at all  
      vb  
6    often foll by: at   to jeer or yell (something) contemptuously (at someone)  
7    tr   to drive (political speakers, actors on stage, etc.) off or away by hooting  
8    intr   to make a hoot  
9    intr     (Brit)   to blow a horn  
     (C13 hoten, of imitative origin)  
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hoot          [2]   , hoots  
      interj   an exclamation of impatience or dissatisfaction: a supposed Scotticism  
     (C17: of unknown origin)  

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hoot          [3]  
      n     (Austral. and N.Z)      a slang word for       money  
     (from Maori utu price)  

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hoot

  

      n  
1    call, cry, toot  
2    boo, catcall, hiss, jeer, yell  
3      (informal)   card     (informal)   caution     (informal)   laugh     (informal)   scream     (informal)  
      vb  
4    boo, catcall, condemn, decry, denounce, execrate, hiss, howl down, jeer, yell at  
5    cry, scream, shout, shriek, toot, whoop, yell  

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