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Definition of hoot verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    hoot

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//hut//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they hoot
     
    he / she / it hoots
     
    past simple hooted
     
    -ing form hooting
     
     
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  1. 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. 2[intransitive] when an owl hoots, it makes a long calling sound
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: hoot

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