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English definition of “hoot”

hoot

verb     /huːt/
[I or T] to make a short loud high sound : She hooted her horn at the dog in the road . He hooted with laughter .Sounds made by objects, movement or impactSounds made by humans with their mouths [I] to make the sound that an owl makesAnimal (non-human) sounds
(Definition of hoot verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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