boo
I. interjection Etymology: Middle English bo Date: 15th century — used to express contempt or disapproval or to startle or frighten II. noun (plural boos) Date: 1801 1. a shout of disapproval or contempt 2. any utterance at all — usually used in negative constructions <
never said boo
>
III. verb Date: 1884 intransitive verb to deride especially by uttering a prolonged boo transitive verb to express disapproval of by booing <
the crowd booed the referee
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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