not give a hoot (about something)

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not give a hoot (about something)

To not care in the slightest (about something); to attach 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. I haven't given a hoot for the show ever since they killed off my favorite character.
See also: give, hoot, not

not give a hoot

or

not give two hoots

INFORMAL
If you say that you don't give a hoot or don't give two hoots about something, you mean that you do not care about it at all. I don't give a hoot about what they think. These politicians don't give two hoots about the ordinary people.
See also: give, hoot, not
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