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English definition of “hoot”

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 loudly Laughing and smiling
(Definition of hoot verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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