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  • v. Past participle of hoot

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The statement that it was "hooted from the stage" is of course utterly false.

    Our Irish Theatre: A Chapter of Autobiography

  • I have seen in some of the daily and one of the weekly Irish papers a statement to the effect that "The Playboy was hooted from the stage ... after the worst riot ever witnessed in a New York playhouse."

    Our Irish Theatre: A Chapter of Autobiography

  • We have often wondered that Henry VIII as he is drawn by Shakespeare, and as we have seen him represented in all the bloated deformity of mind and person, is not hooted from the English stage.

    Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

  • I hooted which is what I do when laughter isn't enough.

    So long, Mitchell and Webb...

  • But his hard-wrought, quick-spoken little wife at his elbow "hooted" his scruples and, thinking of her growing lads, welcomed with unmixed satisfaction the coming of "the meenister."

    The Sky Pilot, a Tale of the Foothills

  • "hooted" away -- also endorse and sanction discrimination.

    The Masters of Augusta

  • They who hooted at my Eagle, eyes of bats and heads of owls!

    The Voyage of Magellan

  • In the intervals of pandemonium, each chattered, cut up, hooted, screeched, and danced, himself sufficient unto himself, filled with his own ideas and volitions to the exclusion of all others, a veritable centre of the universe, divorced for the time being from any unanimity with the other universe-centres leaping and yelling around him.

    CHAPTER XIV

  • This practice was hooted out of me by European friends back in the '70s.

    how to "pass" for a Mexican

  • At the end of the story the audience stamped their feet, whistled, hooted and applauded, clamoring for more.

    Curly’s Fiddle

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