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hoot in Birds topic

hoothoot2 verb  1 [intransitive, transitive]TTCTTWSOUND if a vehicle or ship hoots, it makes a loud clear noise as a warninghoot at The car behind was hooting at me.2 [intransitive]HBBSOUND if an owl hoots, it makes a long ‘oo’ sound3 [intransitive, transitive]LAUGH to laugh loudly because you think something is funny or stupidhoot with laughter/glee/mirth etc He had the audience hooting with laughter.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
hootCars and lorries hooting, accelerating and braking put Dawn into a real flap.Chutra hooted, bared his teeth, scratched his ribs.A horn hooted behind me. It was Don in his little red car.Truck drivers hooted, children stared, and just about everyone laughed or waved.Beyond, the post van hooted indignantly.That evening was filled with the sound of hooting owls.Chick started hooting the Cortina's horn impatiently.Ships hooted their horns as the flag went up.Two hours later I was woken by men whistling, clicking, trilling and hooting their music to the flocks.There is too much noise in here to speak: stamping, hooting, whistling.hoot atThe audience hooted at the actors' mistakes.hoot with laughter/glee/mirth etcI stood on her doorstep and started hooting with laughter.He has the audience hooting with laughter and then within seconds, shocked into silence.