boo bird


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boo bird

slang Someone who is apt to boo, typically at a sporting event. That questionable call against the home team has brought the boo-birds out in full force.
See also: bird, boo

boo-bird

(ˈbuˈbɚd)
n. a person who boos frequently at games or other public events. The catcher turned and stared right at the loudmouthed boo-bird. Everybody knew what he was thinking.
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The Sox committed three errors behind an array of five young pitchers, and despite the fact manager Jerry Manuel was resting some of his regular players, the boo birds voiced their disgruntlement during the game.
He looks to spectators and waves, even shaking hands with some of the boo birds after his matches because he knows the real winners of his bouts are children.
We're hoping a few disgruntled boo birds will decide not to renew their tickets - especially if they're in the lower half of Section 27.
With the clatter from the boo birds getting louder, Hult Center officials took action.