interjection see hoot III

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  • hoots — (ho͞ots, o͞ots) interj. Variant of hoot2. * * * …   Universalium

  • hoots — int. Sc. & N.Engl. expressing dissatisfaction or impatience. Etymology: natural exclam.: cf. Sw. hut begone, Welsh hwt away, Ir. ut out, all in similar sense * * * interjection see hoot III * * * hoots «hoots», interjection. Scottish. hoot2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • hoots — interj. (Scottish usage) shout expressing impatience or disbelief; cry of dissatisfaction huːt n. cry of an owl; shout, cry (often of disapproval); sound of a horn or whistle (British) v. make a sound like the cry of an owl; shout, yell (in… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hoots — 1) sooth 2) shoot …   Anagrams dictionary

  • hoots — exclamation Scottish & N. English archaic or humorous expressing dissatisfaction or impatience. Origin C16: natural exclamation …   English new terms dictionary

  • hoots — /huts/ (say hoohts) interjection Scottish (an exclamation expressing dissatisfaction or disappointment.) {origin uncertain; ? Gaelic ut!} …   Australian English dictionary

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  • not give two hoots — not give a hoot/two hoots/informal phrase to not care about something I don’t give two hoots about what people think of me. Thesaurus: to not care about somethingsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

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