(one) doesn't give a hoot (about something)

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(one) doesn't give a hoot (about something)

One does not care in the slightest (about something); one attaches no importance to something. I don't give a hoot about making money, I just want to do something with my life that helps other people. He doesn't give a hoot about the show ever since they killed off his favorite character.
See also: give, hoot
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don’t give a hoot

tv. don’t care at all. (Folksy.) She doesn’t give a hoot if you go into town without her.
See also: give, hoot
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