shoo off

(redirected from shooed something off)

shoo off

To drive someone or an animal away by or as if by crying "Shoo!" A noun or pronoun can be used between "shoo" and "off." The security guard shooed off the kids who were loitering near the entrance of the mall. I saw a deer eating the flowers in my garden, so I ran outside and shooed it off.
See also: off, shoo
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