Synonyms of hoot in English:

hoot


See definition of hoot

noun

1‘she heard the hoot of an owl’

SYNONYMS

cry, call, screech, tu-whit tu-whoo

2‘the hoot of a horn was followed by the roar of an engine’

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blast, blare, sound, beep, meep, honk, toot

3‘there were hoots of derision’

SYNONYMS

shout, yell, cry, howl, scream, shriek, whoop, whistle

boo, hiss, jeer, mock, taunt, catcall

informal raspberry

ANTONYMS

cheer

4‘your mum's a real hoot—I always have a giggle with her’

SYNONYMS

amusing person, character, clown, somebody very funny

amusing situation, piece of fun, something very funny

scream, laugh, card, case, one, riot, giggle, lark, barrel of laughs

dated caution


verb

1‘in the stillness of the night an owl hooted’

SYNONYMS

cry, call, utter a hoot, screech, tu-whit tu-whoo

2‘a car horn hooted, frightening her’

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sound, blare, blast, beep, honk, toot, make a loud sound

3‘the delegates hooted in disgust’

SYNONYMS

shout, yell, cry, howl, scream, shriek, whoop, whistle

boo, hiss, jeer, mock, taunt, catcall

informal blow raspberries

ANTONYMS

cheer


Phrases

    give a hoot

      ‘I don't give a hoot about what anyone else thinks’

      SYNONYMS

      care, be concerned, mind, be bothered, be interested

      give a damn, give a rap, give a hang, give a tinker's curse, give a tinker's damn, give a monkey's, lose sleep, get worked up

      ANTONYMS

      be unconcerned