Translation of "hoot" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /huːt/ us /hut/

a short sound made by an owl (= a type of bird)


UK also UK/US honk a short sound made by a car horn

verb uk /huːt/ us /hut/

UK also UK/US honk to make a short sound with your car’s horn

The van driver hooted his horn.

(Translation of “hoot” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /huːt/

to sound the horn of a car etc

tocar la bocina
The driver hooted (his horn) at the old lady.

(of car etc horns, sirens etc ) to make a loud noise, as a warning, signal etc

dar un bocinazo
You can’t leave the factory till the siren hoots.

(of owls) to call out

An owl hooted in the wood.

(of people) to make a loud noise of laughter or disapproval

They hooted with laughter.
hooter noun

an instrument which makes a hooting sound

the factory hooter.
not care a hoot / two hoots

not to care in the least

no importar un rabano/pimiento
He doesn’t care two hoots what anyone thinks of him.

(Translation of “hoot” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)