Definition of hoots in English:

hoots

exclamation

Scottish, Northern english
humorous, Archaic
  • Expressing dissatisfaction or impatience.

    ‘‘Och, noo, hoots, Hamish! Wull yee no sing us a song?’’
    • ‘Hoots, wumman, dinna fash yersel.’

Origin

Natural exclamation: first recorded in English in the mid 16th century as hoot; the form hoots dates from the early 19th century.

Pronunciation:

hoots

/huːts/