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Music is my only guide. I don't care if people pigeonhole me. Miles Davis is my hero. He covered Cindy Lauper and Michael Jackson, and he didn't give a hoot about what the purists said.
Meshell Ndegeocello

Meaning of "hoot" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD HOOT

Hoten, of imitative origin.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF HOOT

hoot  [huːt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HOOT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hoot is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb hoot in English.

WHAT DOES HOOT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of hoot in the English dictionary

The first definition of hoot in the dictionary is the mournful wavering cry of some owls. Other definition of hoot is a similar sound, such as that of a train whistle. Hoot is also a jeer of derision.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO HOOT

PRESENT

Present
I hoot
you hoot
he/she/it hoots
we hoot
you hoot
they hoot
Present continuous
I am hooting
you are hooting
he/she/it is hooting
we are hooting
you are hooting
they are hooting
Present perfect
I have hooted
you have hooted
he/she/it has hooted
we have hooted
you have hooted
they have hooted
Present perfect continuous
I have been hooting
you have been hooting
he/she/it has been hooting
we have been hooting
you have been hooting
they have been hooting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I hooted
you hooted
he/she/it hooted
we hooted
you hooted
they hooted
Past continuous
I was hooting
you were hooting
he/she/it was hooting
we were hooting
you were hooting
they were hooting
Past perfect
I had hooted
you had hooted
he/she/it had hooted
we had hooted
you had hooted
they had hooted
Past perfect continuous
I had been hooting
you had been hooting
he/she/it had been hooting
we had been hooting
you had been hooting
they had been hooting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will hoot
you will hoot
he/she/it will hoot
we will hoot
you will hoot
they will hoot
Future continuous
I will be hooting
you will be hooting
he/she/it will be hooting
we will be hooting
you will be hooting
they will be hooting
Future perfect
I will have hooted
you will have hooted
he/she/it will have hooted
we will have hooted
you will have hooted
they will have hooted
Future perfect continuous
I will have been hooting
you will have been hooting
he/she/it will have been hooting
we will have been hooting
you will have been hooting
they will have been hooting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would hoot
you would hoot
he/she/it would hoot
we would hoot
you would hoot
they would hoot
Conditional continuous
I would be hooting
you would be hooting
he/she/it would be hooting
we would be hooting
you would be hooting
they would be hooting
Conditional perfect
I would have hoot
you would have hoot
he/she/it would have hoot
we would have hoot
you would have hoot
they would have hoot
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been hooting
you would have been hooting
he/she/it would have been hooting
we would have been hooting
you would have been hooting
they would have been hooting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you hoot
we let´s hoot
you hoot
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to hoot
Past participle
hooted
Present Participle
hooting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HOOT


absolute
ˈæbsəˌluːt
acute
əˈkjuːt
boot
buːt
constitute
ˈkɒnstɪˌtjuːt
contribute
kənˈtrɪbjuːt
cute
kjuːt
dispute
dɪˈspjuːt
distribute
dɪˈstrɪbjuːt
fruit
fruːt
institute
ˈɪnstɪˌtjuːt
mute
mjuːt
recruit
rɪˈkruːt
root
ruːt
route
ruːt
salute
səˈluːt
shoot
ʃuːt
substitute
ˈsʌbstɪˌtjuːt
suit
suːt
tribute
ˈtrɪbjuːt
ute
juːt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HOOT

hooroo
hoosegow
hoosgow
hoosh
Hoosier
hoot owl
hootanannie
hootananny
hootch
hootenannie
hootenannies
hootenanny
hooter
hootnannie
hootnannies
hootnanny
hoots
hooty

WORDS THAT END LIKE HOOT

barefoot
bigfoot
foot
loot
moot
on foot
on the back foot
on the front foot
on the right foot
on the wrong foot
photoshoot
reboot
scoot
set on foot
square root
the boot
to boot
toot
troubleshoot
woot

Synonyms and antonyms of hoot in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «HOOT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «hoot» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of hoot
beep · blare · blast · boo · call · card · catcall · caution · cry · honk · howl · jeer · laugh · scream · screech · shout · shriek · sound · toot · tu-whit tu-whoo · whoop · yell

Translation of «hoot» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HOOT

Find out the translation of hoot to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hoot from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hoot» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

高声大笑
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tocar el claxon
570 millions of speakers

English

hoot
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उल्लू की बोली
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

صاح
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

крик
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

buzinar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পেঁচার ডাক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

klaxonner
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hoot
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

hupen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

>鳴らす
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

큰 소리로 외치다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hoot
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cú kêu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கூப்பாடு போடு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हॅट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yuh
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

suonare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gwizdać
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

крик
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

huiduială
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δεκάρα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

toet
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

dyft
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

uling
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hoot

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HOOT»

The term «hoot» is very widely used and occupies the 13.929 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HOOT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hoot

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10 QUOTES WITH «HOOT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word hoot.
1
William Kennedy
There's only a short walk from the hallelujah to the hoot.
2
Cyndi Lauper
I'm not gonna worry about what people think about me. I'm too busy. I don't give a hoot.
3
Meshell Ndegeocello
Music is my only guide. I don't care if people pigeonhole me. Miles Davis is my hero. He covered Cindy Lauper and Michael Jackson, and he didn't give a hoot about what the purists said.
4
David Hyde Pierce
People can be a hoot on the set, but if they're not good to work with, that tires very quickly.
5
Cathy Rigby
Flying is such a joy. You just want to hoot.
6
Xosha Roquemore
I'm a hoot and a half, I like to think.
7
Xavier Rudd
My dad was a really good surfer, and by the time I was 10, he was dragging me out on some good days at Bells. I'd reckon they were solid, 6-foot days, and he'd tell me to wait on the shoulder. I'd see him coming through the barrel, and he'd just scream at me to go. I'd drop in, and he'd give me a hoot from behind - I've always loved it.
8
Edward Steichen
When I first became interested in photography, I thought it was the whole cheese. My idea was to have it recognized as one of the fine arts. Today I don't give a hoot in hell about that. The mission of photography is to explain man to man and each man to himself.
9
Amish Tripathi
As a writer, it's important to stay true to your story without giving a hoot about publishers, critics and readers. You should do your karma as an author the way you want to, and rest is up to God.
10
Bob Woodward
I don't think voters give a hoot about the character of their political advisors, except to the extent that character reflects on the candidates.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HOOT»

Discover the use of hoot in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hoot and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Hoot
Roy, who is new to his small Florida community, befriends a mysterious boy who introduces him to potty-trained alligators, burrowing owls, and sparkly-tailed poisonous snakes.
Carl Hiaasen, 2006
2
A Guide for Using Hoot in the Classroom
The reproducible book includes sample plans, author information, vocabulary building ideas, cross-curriculum activities, sectional activities and quizzed, unit tests and ideas for culminating and extending the novel.
Melissa Hart, 2006
3
Hoot
Old Bear and his friends discover that not everyone is awake in the daytime and asleep at night. In an exciting adventure, they go flying by moonlight, have a midnight feast, and meet a very special new friend.
Jane Hissey, 2013
4
Hoot 'n Gin: Write to Recovery
For anyone contemplating recovery or living with an alcoholic, who is questioning how Twelve Steps can have any practical application to a situation as complicated as theirs, Hoot 'n Gin reveals how two skeptical people eventually find all ...
Virginia N., 2008
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Too Hot to Hoot: Funny Palindrome Riddles
A collection of progressively harder to guess palindrome riddles.
Marvin Terban, 2008
6
Carl Hiaasen Collection: Hoot, Flush, Scat
This ebook compendium includes the entire text for three of Carl Hiaasen's most acclaimed books for young readers: Hoot, Flush, and Scat.
Carl Hiaasen, 2012
7
What a Hoot!
Hoot is an uplifting, hilarious, feel-good look at life through a mother's eyes, taken from letters, notes and cards she left behind.
Roberta Ludwig, 2009
8
Annie Hoot and the Knitting Extravaganza
Annie Hoot, an owl, loves to knit, but the other owls in the woods will not wear the clothes she makes for them so she goes off in search of other animals that will appreciate her knitwear.
Holly Clifton-Brown, 2010
9
Hoot Hoot's Haunted Forest
Ash and Pikachu are trying to find their way through a haunted forest. Only Hoothoot, the owl Pokemon, can help them. But Hoothoot is afraid of the Ghost Pokemon who live there. Can Ash and Pikachu help the owl Pokemon face its fears?
Tracey West, 1948
10
Hoot
Hoot is adapted from America author Carl Hiaasen's first novel for teenagers which was recenly made into a film.
‎2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HOOT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hoot is used in the context of the following news items.
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Fishing restrictions continue on Western MT rivers, although coo
"Hoot owl" fishing restrictions continue this week on two of Western Montana's primary rivers, although cooler, rainy weather is helping take the ... «KAJ18 Kalispell Montana News, Jul 15»
2
The Big Hoot Owls Birmingham Fort - Birmingham Mail
The 5ft 5in fibreglass sculptures flew into The Fort building in Erdington last night (Tuesday) ahead of the launch of the city's The Big Hoot ... «Birmingham Mail, Jul 15»
3
What is The Big Hoot art project in Birmingham?
The Big Hoot project launches on July 20, 2015. It will see 90 fibre glass owls measuring 165cm tall become public works of art across ... «Birmingham Mail, Jul 15»
4
Ted 2 (15) is an absolute hoot - if a little crude at times
He may look like the embodiment of cuteness, but the cute and cuddly looking star of Ted 2 (15) has a potty mouth and a penchant for partying ... «Messenger Newspapers, Jul 15»
5
Fayetteville SwampDogs Hoot Lexington County Blowfish, 12-7
LEXINGTON, SC July 10, 2015 – The Fayetteville SwampDogs were able to take advantage of six errors committed by the Lexington County ... «Beach Carolina Magazine, Jul 15»
6
Rapids gives a hoot about unique landmark
“His articles, called 'A Hoot From the Owl' were written with the wit and wisdom of an owl, about the happenings in the Rapids area,” Haseley ... «Lockport Union-Sun & Journal, Jul 15»
7
FWP issues 'hoot owl' fishing restrictions for southwest Montana
Low river flow and high temperatures led Fish, Wildlife and Parks to enact "hoot owl" restrictions on several rivers, including parts of the East ... «NBC Montana, Jul 15»
8
Namish Taneja does not give a hoot to…Check out what!
Sometimes, the reality of showbiz does not quite match-up with the dreams nurtured by many actors. At other times, well, reality makes an actor, ... «PINKVILLA, Jul 15»
9
Birmingham Airport passengers see owls arrive for The Big Hoot's
The Big Hoot will see Birmingham's streets, parks and open spaces come alive with colour as parliaments of owls appear across the city and its ... «Birmingham Mail, Jul 15»
10
Don't miss The Little Hoot Trail giant poster!
The Big Hoot, organised by Birmingham Children's Hospital and Wild in Art, is nearly ready to launch. The owls are hatching as we speak! «Birmingham Mail, Jul 15»

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