from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A sound uttered to show contempt, scorn, or disapproval.
- n. Informal Any sound or word: You never said boo to me about overtime.
- interj. Used to express contempt, scorn, or disapproval or to frighten or surprise another.
- intransitive v. To utter a boo.
- transitive v. To express contempt, scorn, or disapproval of by booing: booed the singer off the stage.
- n. Slang Marijuana.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- interj. A loud exclamation intended to scare someone, especially a child. Usually used when one has been hidden from the victim and then suddenly appeared unexpectedly.
- interj. A word used ironically in a situation where one might have scared someone, but said someone was not scared. Not said as loudly as in definition 1.
- interj. An exclamation used by a member or many members of an audience, as at a stage play or sports game, to indicate derision or disapproval of what has just occurred.
- n. A derisive shout made to indicate disapproval.
- n. A close acquaintance or significant other, derived from French beau.
- v. To shout extended boos derisively.
- v. To derisively shout extended boos at.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. to show displeasure (after a performance or speech) by making a prolonged sound of “boo”.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as bo.
- n. Same as bu.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
- v. show displeasure, as after a performance or speech
MsgBox oldboo = \% oldboo\% while boo is now \% boo\% boo = 1000
"boo hoo she was being mean so i punched her in the face and its her fault not mine she shouldnt have said mean things to me so in result i threw a fist instead of walking away like a person would normally do..boo hoo! its all her fault!"
Do your thoughts talk you into eating too much candy quicker than you can say the word boo?
While people have expressed displeasure publicly since ancient times, the English word boo was first used in the early 19th century to describe the lowing sound that cattle make.
About Cheney's criticism of Obama - just wondering - is this the actual "president" of the last years speaking - since we haven't heard boo from the Shrub.
Subsequent to that occurrence, one never heard boo from the wife swapper on the subject. bender Says:
This rationing bug-a-boo is based on a lack of information about the current system.
(The brief peek-a-boo is blurred out by Bravo, of course.)
Still, it was great theater (watch here) and completely overshadowed the chin boo-boo suffered by Brett Favre.
Mom turns to kid: "What do we call the boo-boo in your blood?"