Meaning & Definition of Hoot in English
1. A loud raucous cry (as of an owl)
2. A cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
- Bronx cheer,
3. Something of little value
- "His promise is not worth a damn"
- "Not worth one red cent"
- "Not worth shucks"
- red cent,
- tinker's damn,
- tinker's dam
1. To utter a loud clamorous shout
- "The toughs and blades of the city hoot and bang their drums, drink arak, play dice, and dance"
2. Utter the characteristic sound of owls