hoot

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈhuːt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/hut/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ho̅o̅t)

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hoot

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. an owl's hoot
  2. heard a hoot come from the [trees, forest]
  3. heard a hoot in the night
  4. heard hoots of laughter (coming from)
  5. broke into hoots of laughter
  6. brought hoots of laughter from the [audience, crowd]
  7. the hoot of the [siren, horn, steam train]
  8. slang: he's always such a hoot!
  9. slang: the [movie, party] was a real hoot!
  10. slang: what a hoot!
  11. slang: I couldn't give two hoots!
  12. slang: I don't care a hoot about [what, why]
'hoot' also found in these entries:
owl
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