- 1 [intransitive] to make a loud noise He had the audience hooting with laughter. Some people hooted in disgust. The crowd hooted and cheered.
- 2[intransitive] when an owl hoots, it makes a long calling sound
NAmE//hut//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they hoot
he / she / it hoots
past simple hooted
-ing form hooting