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Synonyms for hoot

Synonyms for hoot

any of various derisive sounds of disapproval

something or someone uproariously funny or absurd

Synonyms for hoot

a loud raucous cry (as of an owl)

a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt

to utter a loud clamorous shout

utter the characteristic sound of owls

References in classic literature ?
Let them do the idiotic and maniacal hooting for men.
The note of this once wild Indian pheasant is certainly the most remarkable of any bird's, and if they could be naturalized without being domesticated, it would soon become the most famous sound in our woods, surpassing the clangor of the goose and the hooting of the owl; and then imagine the cackling of the hens to fill the pauses when their lords' clarions rested
And what can life in town offer in the way of pleasure to equal the delight of any one of the calm evenings I have had this month sitting alone at the foot of the verandah steps, with the perfume of young larches all about, and the May moon hanging low over the beeches, and the beautiful silence made only more profound in its peace by the croaking of distant frogs and hooting of owls?
The street boys were screaming and hooting, and shouting and shooting, with devils and detonating balls--and there came corpse bearers and hood wearers--for there were funerals with psalm and hymn--and then the din of carriages driving and company arriving: yes, it was, in truth, lively enough down in the street.
But about three o'clock a ferocious and prolonged hooting outside drove us to the window, to see Poirot alighting from a car, accompanied by Japp and Summerhaye.
The waves were colourless, and the Bournemouth steamer gave a further touch of insipidity, drawn up against the pier and hooting wildly for excursionists.
Automobiles whirred past, hooting peevishly, but he heeded them not.
From the bunker came the sounds of knocking and the tinkle of some dollars rolling loose; he stretched out his arm, his mouth yawned black, and the incomprehensible guttural hooting sounds, that did not seem to belong to a human language, penetrated Jukes with a strange emotion as if a brute had tried to be eloquent.
He and his friends had hardly crouched down before the melancholy hooting of a mountain owl was heard within a few yards of them, which was immediately answered by another hoot at a small distance.
Is it no harm to have a constant hallooing and hooting under one's very nose, distracting one from business, and making one grind one's teeth with vexation?
shops there And when they've finished their hooting they will bring much needed cash to The Children's Hospital.
PML-N members raised the slogans - shame, shame before Ayaz Sadiq, who is presiding the session, intervened to restore order asking PML-N members to stop hooting.
Taking the old chant Ten Green Bottles Hanging on the Wall as its theme, this is an amusing tale of the ten hooting owls who get into all sorts of strife and disappear from the scene one by one in unexpected circumstances.
On "Hooting and Hollering," possibly the only song on the album that doesn't include either hooting or hollering, singer Hayden Thorpe is all sultry cabaret narrator, his voice blushing with affection even when teetering on the edge of madness.
Researchers who studied European scops owls on a French island found that the hooting of males reflected their body weight.