(not) care a hoot

(not) care a hoot

slang To (not) be concerned about someone or something. Most commonly used in negative constructions. I don't care a hoot about making money, I just want to do something with my life that makes life better for others. I haven't cared a hoot for the show ever since they killed off my favorite character. Do whatever you want, I don't care a hoot.
See also: care, hoot
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not care (or give) a hoot (or two hoots)

not care at all. informal
1990 Karen Lawrence Springs of Living Water Never think about anybody but yourself, do you? Never give two hoots about your poor little sister following you around.
See also: care, hoot, not
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not care/give a ˈhoot (about somebody/something)

(also not care/give two ˈhoots (about somebody/something)) (informal) not care at all: I don’t care two hoots about having money, as long as I’m happy.
See also: care, give, hoot, not
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