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hoot

1. in. to laugh loudly. The audience screamed and hooted with their appreciation.
2. n. a joke; something laughable. The whole business was a terrific hoot.
3. in. to boo at someone’s performance. The audience hooted until the performer fled the stage in disgrace.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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