- 1 [countable] a short, loud laugh or shout The suggestion was greeted by hoots of laughter.
- 2[singular] (informal) a situation or a person that you find very funny You ought to meet her—she's a hoot!
- 3the cry of an owl Idioms
not to care at all I don't give two hoots about having money, as long as I'm happy.
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