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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hoot /ˈhut/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hoot, v. t. To assail with contemptuous cries or shouts; to follow with derisive shouts.
    Partridge and his clan may hoot me for a cheat.   --Swift.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hoot, n.
 1. A derisive cry or shout.
 2. The cry of an owl.
 Hoot owl Zool., the barred owl (Syrnium nebulosum). See Barred owl.
 not give a hoot not care at all.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hoot v. i. [imp. & p. p. Hooted; p. pr. & vb. n. Hooting.]
 1. To cry out or shout in contempt.
    Matrons and girls shall hoot at thee no more.   --Dryden.
 2. To make the peculiar cry of an owl.
    The clamorous owl that nightly hoots.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a loud raucous cry (as of an owl)
      2: a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt [syn:
          boo, Bronx cheer, hiss, raspberry, razzing, snort,
      3: something of little value; "his promise is not worth a
         damn"; "not worth one red cent"; "not worth shucks" [syn:
         damn, darn, red cent, shit, shucks, tinker's
         damn, tinker's dam]
      v : to utter a loud clamorous shout; "the toughs and blades of
          the city hoot and bang their drums, drink arak, play
          dice, and dance"