Boohoo
Boohoo Boo"hoo`, n. (Zo["o]l.) The sailfish; -- called also {woohoo}. [1913 Webster]

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  • boohoo — [bo͞o΄ho͞o′] vi. boohooed, boohooing [echoic] Informal to weep noisily n. pl. boohoos Informal noisy weeping interj. used to suggest the sound of noisy weeping …   English World dictionary

  • boohoo — /booh hooh /, v., boohooed, boohooing, n., pl. boohoos. Informal. v.i. 1. to weep noisily; blubber. n. 2. the sound of noisy weeping. [1515 25; rhyming compound based on BOO] * * * …   Universalium

  • boohoo — verb To cry, weep …   Wiktionary

  • boohoo — boo|hoo [ˌbu: ˈhu:] interjection written used in stories to show that someone is crying …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • boohoo — exclamation representing the sound of someone crying noisily. Origin C19: imitative …   English new terms dictionary

  • boohoo — interjection a word used especially in children s stories to show that someone is crying …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • boohoo — boo·hoo …   English syllables

  • boohoo — boo•hoo [[t]ˌbuˈhu[/t]] v. hooed, hoo•ing, 1) inf to weep noisily; blubber 2) inf the sound of noisy weeping • Etymology: 1515–25; imit …   From formal English to slang

  • boohoo — /buˈhu/ (say booh hooh) verb (i) (boohooed, boohooing) 1. to weep noisily; blubber. –noun (plural boohoos) 2. the sound of noisy weeping. {imitative} …   Australian English dictionary

  • boohoo — büˈhü, ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ intransitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: imitative : to weep loudly and with sobs he boohooed when he skinned his knee …   Useful english dictionary

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