from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- interj. Used to frighten away animals or birds.
- transitive v. To drive or frighten away by or as if by crying "shoo.”
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To induce someone or something to leave.
- v. To leave under inducement.
- v. To usher someone.
- interj. Go away! Clear off!
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- interj. Begone; away; -- an expression used in frightening away animals, especially fowls.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete spelling of shoe.
- Begone! off! away! used to scare away fowls and other animals.
- To cry or call out “Shoo,” as in driving away fowls.
- To scare or drive away (fowls or other creatures) by calling out “Shoo.”
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. drive away by crying `shoo!'
Compare German scheuchen to scare, drive away. (Wiktionary)