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Meaning of "tu-whit tu-whoo" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TU-WHIT TU-WHOO

tu-whit tu-whoo  [təˈwɪt təˈwuː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TU-WHIT TU-WHOO

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Tu-Whit tu-whoo is an exclamation.
Exclamation is an expression or voice that reflects an emotion or exaltation.

WHAT DOES TU-WHIT TU-WHOO MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of tu-whit tu-whoo in the English dictionary

The definition of tu-whit tu-whoo in the dictionary is an imitation or representation of the sound made by an owl.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TU-WHIT TU-WHOO


Hong-wu
ˈhɒŋˈwuː
Hung-wu
ˈhʌŋ ˈwuː
woo
wuː
woo-woo
ˈwuːˌwuː
Wu
wuː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TU-WHIT TU-WHOO

tu quoque
Tuamotu Archipelago
tuan
Tuareg
tuart
tuatara
tuath
tuatua
tub
tub gurnard
tub-fast
tub-thumper
tub-thumping
tuba
tuba player
tubae
tubage
tubaist
tubal
tubal ligation

WORDS THAT END LIKE TU-WHIT TU-WHOO

achoo
ahchoo
atishoo
ballyhoo
boohoo
cashoo
choo-choo
forhoo
hoo
samshoo
shoo
wahoo
woohoo
yahoo
yoo-hoo

Synonyms and antonyms of tu-whit tu-whoo in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «tu-whit tu-whoo» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TU-WHIT TU-WHOO

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

Translator English - Chinese

TU-白衣喔嗬
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tu- whit tu- whoo
570 millions of speakers

English

tu-whit tu-whoo
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

टीयू कण टीयू व्हू
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

TU- مثقال ذرة TU- WHOO
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Ту- ничуть Ту- Whoo
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tu- tu- Whit whoo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

টিউ-কুইন টি-ইওও
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

tu- tu- whoo Pentecôte
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tu-whit tu-whoo
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

tu- tu- Whit Whoo
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

TU-聖霊降臨祭のTU- WHOO
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

TU- 부엉 부엉 우
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tu-whit tu-whoo
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tu- tu- whit whoo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

து-விட் டூ-வோடோ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

टु-व्हाट टु-व्हायो
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Tu-whit tu-whoo
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tu- whit tu- whoo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

tu- tu- Whoo odrobina
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Ту - нітрохи Ту - Whoo
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

tu- tu- pic whoo
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

tu - tu Γουίτ - whoo
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

tu - tu meegedeel - whoo
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tu - Whit tu - whoo
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tu - whit tu - whoo
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of tu-whit tu-whoo

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TU-WHIT TU-WHOO»

The term «tu-whit tu-whoo» is barely ever used and occupies the 201.594 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TU-WHIT TU-WHOO»

Discover the use of tu-whit tu-whoo in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to tu-whit tu-whoo and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Bird Life and Bird Lore: With Illustrations
I would mock thy chaunt anew ; But I cannot mimick it; Not a whit of thy tu-whoo, Thee to woo to thy tu-whit, Thee to woo to thy tu-whit, With a lengthen'd loud halloo, Tu-whoo, tu-whit, tu-whit, tu-whoo-o-o.” When the brown owl hoots, her neck ...
Reginald Bosworth Smith, 2013
2
The amnesty, or, The duke of Alba in Flanders
The sexton, unconscious of an eye-witness to his exploits, was singing his favourite air. The owl, tu-whit, tu-whoo'ed mournfully, and Hans mocked the notes of the Ivy Queen, by mixing them up with his song, which ran as follows : — " Tu- whit, ...
Charles F. Ellerman, 1843
3
Over the River and Through the Wood: An Anthology of ...
a. howl. about. an. owl. It was an owl lived in an oak, Sing heigh ho! the prowly owl! He often smiled, but he seldom spoke, And he wore a wig and a camlet cloak. Sing heigh ho! the howly fowl! Tu-whit! tu-whit! tu-whoo! He fell in love with the ...
Karen L. Kilcup, Angela Sorby, 2013
4
The Aviary: Or, Magazine of British Melody. Consisting of a ...
And Tom bears Legs into the Hall, And Milk comes frozen home in Pail = When Blood is nipt, and Ways be foul, Then nightly sings the staring Owl 5 Tu-whit-tu- whoo, Tu-whit-tu-whoo, a merry, merry Note, While greasy Joan doth keel the Pot .
AVIARY., 1745
5
The lark. Containing a collection of above four hundred and ...
And Dick the Shepherd blows his NaU I And Tom bears Logs into the Hall, ' T And Milk comes frozen home in Pail : When Shod is nipt, and Ways befoul, Then nightly sings the staring Owl;, Tu-whit -tu-whoo, Tu-whit-tu-whoo, a merry^ merry  ...
Lark, 1742
6
Through the Archway: Memoirs of Mouse, Day Boy at Penly ...
... the battered elm tree, the owl's cry we hear And from the distant forest, the cuckoo answers clear: Cuckoo, cuckoo, tu-whit, tu-whit, tu-whoo, Cuckoo, cuckoo , tu-whit, tu-whit, tu-whoo. Sung in a forest setting where our campfires usually were, ...
M. Andrew Rice-Oxley, 2007
7
Legends of Leicester: In the Olden Time
The jolly gray owl, tu-whit ! tu-whoo I Is a sluggard the live-long day, But when night comes out with the moon and the stars, He singeth his roundelay — Tu-whit ! tu-whoo ! The jolly gray owl, tu-whit ! tu-whoo ! At the En tf)t ©l&en €imu 173.
Thomas Featherstone, 1838
8
Annals of Psi Upsilon, 1833-1941: Including A History of the ...
Tu-whit, tu-whoo! O ancient owl of fair Psi U., Thy jewel bright The rampant lion wears tonight, And true to thee Will ever be, Owl of old Psi U. O lovely owl! Conservative fowl! In his joy and exultation Doth the rampant lion howl! Tu-whit, tu-whoo ...
Psi Upsilon, 1941
9
The Diamond of Psi Upsilon
Tu-whit, tu-whoo! Psi U, Psi U! Oh, tu-whit, tu-whoo! Psi U., Psi U. forever. The ancient owl blinked both his eyes and marvelled at the roar; In protest loud a pack of curs was snarling at his door: "An upstart lion comes this way!" the envious ...
Psi Upsilon, Psi Upsilon Fraternity, 1929
10
Encyclopaedia of Literature in English
Tu-whit! tu-whoo! a merry note, While greasy Joan doth keel the pot. When all aloud the wind doth blow, And coughing drowns the parson's saw, And birds sit brooding in the snow, And Marian's nose looks red and raw; When roasted crabs  ...
M K Bhatnagar, 2001

4 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TU-WHIT TU-WHOO»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term tu-whit tu-whoo is used in the context of the following news items.
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British Travel: Off the Beaten Path: Exploring the Feathers and Fur …
As the most common owl in Britain, the Tawny owl is a popular fixture in British literature, known for its signature “tu-whit tu-whoo” call at night. Tinier than the ... «Anglotopia.net, May 15»
2
Berlin: Vertical Takes North American Rights to 'The Little Ghost …
The ghost would like to see the world by daylight for once, despite the warnings of a friend, Mr. Tu-Whit Tu-Whoo. One night, three kids go on a trip to the castle, ... «Variety, Feb 14»
3
Is Justin Bieber a tu-whit tu-whoo? His new owl tattoo causes stir on …
Justin Bieber's new owl tattoo has received a mixed reaction from fans on Twitter. Though it's been a hit with a number of his loyal followers, some think that the ... «Now Magazine Online, Nov 12»
4
'I do tu-whit tu-whoo': Ring-bearing owl is trained to swoop from the …
When he wants someone on the wing, Manchester United star Rio Ferdinand normally turns to team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo. But Rio has found an even more ... «Daily Mail, Feb 09»

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« EDUCALINGO. Tu-Whit tu-whoo [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/tu-whit-tu-whoo>. Jan 2021 ».
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