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Definition 1: something of little value - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where hoot or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his promise is not worth a damn
  • not worth one red cent
  • not worth shucks

Synonyms for hoot in the sense of this definition

(hoot is a kind of ...) having no qualities that would render it valuable or useful

"the drill sergeant's intent was to convince all the recruits of their worthlessness"

Definition 2: a loud raucous cry (as of an owl) - [noun denoting communication]

(hoot is a kind of ...) a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition

"the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"

Definition 3: a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for hoot in the sense of this definition

(hoot is a kind of ...) a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition

"the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"

Definition 4: to utter a loud clamorous shout - [verb of communication]

Samples where hoot or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the toughs and blades of the city hoot and bang their drums, drink arak, play dice, and dance

(hoot is a kind of ...) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

"She let out a big heavy sigh" "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

(... is a kind of hoot ) communicate by hooting and panting, as of primates

(... is a kind of hoot ) communicate by hooting and grunting, as of primates

Definition 5: utter the characteristic sound of owls - [verb of communication]

(hoot is a kind of ...) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

"She let out a big heavy sigh" "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

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