Hoot means the sound of an owl or a similar tone.(noun)
An example of a hoot is the sound a person makes during a bad sports play.
A hoot is defined as someone or something that is funny and entertaining.(noun)
An example of a hoot is a child who tells silly jokes.
The definition of a hoot is defined as not much, the littlest bit.(noun)
An example of a hoot is the expression, “I don’t give a hoot.”
To hoot is defined as to make a sound like an owl.(verb)
An example of to hoot is the phrase "to hoot and holler" meaning to yell.
See hoot in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME houten, of echoic orig., as also in Swed, Norw huta
Origin: ? var. of hoot
See hoot in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb hoot·ed, hoot·ing, hoots hoots verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English houten
Origin: , of imitative origin.
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