hoot hoot  /ˈhut/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a loud raucous cry (as of an owl)
  2. (n) a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
  3. (n) something of little value
  4. (v) to utter a loud clamorous shout
  5. (v) utter the characteristic sound of owls

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  • On the naturalistic level, Francis Coppola's film is a botch, a hoot.

News

  1. Miss. native Hugh Walker named top Air Force fighter pilot

    Capt. Hugh Walker's fighter pilot call sign is 'Hoot' — which once stood for Hick Opposes Orthodontic Treatment.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Clarion-Ledger

  2. Draya Michele’s Critics Call Her An Absentee Mother

    *No one really gives a hoot about Draya Michele. Just sayin’. But we at EUR aren’t discriminatory. So here it goes. Apparently, the Twitterverse isn’t too fond of Ms. Draya, who can bee seen on VH1?s “Basketball Wives of LA.” In case you’re wondering, yes. BWLA is the watered down, virtually pointless, extension of the [...]
    on June 7, 2013     Source: EURweb

  3. What a hoot! Baby owls call Topsfield backyard home

    What a hoot! Baby owls call Topsfield backyard home
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Tri-Town Transcript

Quotes

  1. "After having had such a hoot hosting the Tonys, I was thrilled to get the call about the prime-time Emmys," Harris told the AP. "But which voice to choose? I'm torn between gangsta, foppish Brit, and robot. Really proud of my robot. We'll...
    on Jul 13, 2009 By: Neil Patrick Harris Source: ChicagoNow (blog)

  2. "I love her, she's a hoot and she's so talented. It would be fun to meet her, imitate her, and keep on giving her new material," Palin said of Fey.
    on Oct 7, 2008 By: Sarah Palin Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "That guy is the funniest guy on the team," said Phil Mickelson. "Everything that comes out of his mouth is a hoot."
    on Sep 21, 2008 By: Phil Mickelson Source: eTaiwan News

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