from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- interj. Variant of hoot2.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Plural form of hoot.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hoot.
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It was a sore blow to The Pilot, who had set his heart upon a church, and neither Mrs. Muir's "hoots" at her husband's slowness nor her promises that she "wad mak him hear it" could bring comfort or relieve his gloom.
For Athenians who like to get folk-y, "hoots" most likely refers to music variety shows organized by the Athens Folk Music and Dance Society.
Zeman hoots with laughter and loads another video.
Mr. Jacobi's take on the mad monarch is essentially comic, a now-flamboyant, now-whiny medley of hoots and squeaks such as might be emitted by a gifted character actor trying to play a role that's two sizes too large for him.
He said: I couldn't give two hoots about the result after that.
The heron falls, Addae hoots, and a part of Yllis dies.
When an owl hoots nearby, I startle and for a moment forget to breathe.
"She was her half-sister, and her cousin, which was disgusting!" she hoots.
It draws hoots of laughter and applause every time.
Let's hear the hoots and hate spewed by liberals about this ....
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