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English definition of “boohoo”

boohoo

exclamation     /ˌbuːˈhuː/
the sound of noisy crying like a child's: "Boohoo!" she wailed "I'm lost ."Weeping and cryingSounds used as interjectionsInterjections
(Definition of boohoo exclamation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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