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hoot

verb
 
 
/huːt/
CAR [I, T] mainly UK to make a short sound with your car's horn (= part you press to make a warning noise) : The van driver hooted his horn impatiently.Sounds made by objects, movement or impactDriving and operating road vehicles
BIRD [I] If an owl (= bird that hunts animals at night) hoots, it makes a low 'oo' sound.Animal (non-human) sounds
hoot with laughter to laugh a lot very loudlyLaughing and smiling
(Definition of hoot verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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