Definitions for HOOThut

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hoothut(v.i.)

  1. to cry out or shout, esp. in disapproval or derision.

  2. to utter the cry characteristic of an owl.

    Category: Animal Behavior

  3. to utter a similar sound.

  4. (v.t.)to assail with shouts of disapproval or derision.

  5. to drive out or away by hooting.

  6. to express in hoots.

  7. (n.)the cry of an owl.

    Category: Animal Behavior

  8. any similar sound.

  9. a cry or shout, esp. of disapproval or derision.

  10. the least bit:

    I don't give a hoot.

    Category: Informal

  11. Slang. an extremely funny person, situation, or event.

    Category: Status (usage)

Origin of hoot:

1150–1200; ME hoten, houten

hoot*hut(interj.)

  1. (used to express impatience, dissatisfaction, or objection.)

    Category: Scottish

* Chiefly Scot..

Origin of hoot:

1675–85; cf. Sw hut, Welsh hwt, Ir ut begone!

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hoot(noun)

    a loud raucous cry (as of an owl)

  2. boo, hoot, Bronx cheer, hiss, raspberry, razzing, razz, snort, bird(noun)

    a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt

  3. damn, darn, hoot, red cent, shit, shucks, tinker's damn, tinker's dam(verb)

    something of little value

    "his promise is not worth a damn"; "not worth one red cent"; "not worth shucks"

  4. hoot(verb)

    to utter a loud clamorous shout

    "the toughs and blades of the city hoot and bang their drums, drink arak, play dice, and dance"

  5. hoot(verb)

    utter the characteristic sound of owls

Wiktionary

  1. hoot(Noun)

    A derisive cry or shout.

  2. hoot(Noun)

    The cry of an owl.

  3. hoot(Noun)

    A fun event or person. (See hootenanny)

  4. hoot(Verb)

    To cry out or shout in contempt.

  5. hoot(Verb)

    To make the cry of an owl.

  6. hoot(Verb)

    To assail with contemptuous cries or shouts; to follow with derisive shouts.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hoot(verb)

    to cry out or shout in contempt

  2. Hoot(verb)

    to make the peculiar cry of an owl

  3. Hoot(verb)

    to assail with contemptuous cries or shouts; to follow with derisive shouts

  4. Hoot(noun)

    a derisive cry or shout

  5. Hoot(noun)

    the cry of an owl

Freebase

  1. Hoot

    Hoot is a 2006 American family comedy film, based on Carl Hiaasen's novel of the same name, and starring Logan Lerman. It was directed by Wil Shriner, and produced by New Line Cinema and Walden Media. Hoot was released on May 5, 2006. The film is about a group of children trying to save a burrowing owl habitat from destruction. The habitat is located on the intended construction site of a pancake house. The greedy and corrupt developer of the project intends to proceed regardless of the environmental damage it would cause. Hoot features live burrowing owls and music by Jimmy Buffett. Buffett is also listed as a co-producer, and he played the role of Mr. Ryan, the science teacher, in the movie. The film was generally regarded as unsuccessful in its initial theatrical run, and received largely negative to middle-rated reviews from notable film critics and film-review websites.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

hoot(noun)

the sound of a car etc horn, a siren etc.

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