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hoot

1. noun loud laughter etc 2. noun from vehicle horn 3. noun from owl, bat etc4. verb make short loud sound 5. verb shout mockingly 6. verb of vehicle, driver 7. verb of bird
phrases
1 noun loud laughter etc gáir  c m uliú masc4  c m uscairt  c m ushe gave a hoot of laughter lig sí scairt gháire aisti 2 noun from vehicle horn séideog fem2  c m ubíp fem2búir  c m u
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3 noun from owl, bat etcscréachglaoch masc1  c m uthe parrot gave a loud hoot lig an phearóid scréach ard aisti, scairt an phearóid go hard 4 verb make short loud sound INTRANSITIVEbéic verb  c m uscairt verb  c m uliúigh verb  c m uhe almost hooted aloud ba bheag nár bhéic sé os ardthey had the audience hooting with laughter bhí an lucht féachana sna trithí acu 5 verb shout mockingly
INTRANSITIVEbheith ag magadh os ard
TRANSITIVEfaíreach a dhéanamh faoihe was hooted in the street bhíothas ag faíreach faoi sa tsráid, bhí daoine ag déanamh ceap magaidh de ar an tsráid
6 verb of vehicle, driver
INTRANSITIVEbípeáil  c m ubonnán a shéideadhbúir verb  c m ua taxi hooted at them shéid tacsaí a bhonnán orthu, bhípeáil tacsaí leo
TRANSITIVEthe train hooted a warning of its imminent departure lig an traein búir aisti le rabhadh a thabhairt go raibh sí ar tí imeacht
7 verb of bird INTRANSITIVEscréach verbthe owl hooted lig an ceann cait scréach as
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to be a hoot

informalshe's a real hoot tá craic mhaith inti, tá an-chraic léi, is mór an spórt í, bean sheoigh is ea í

to not give a hoot

(also

to not give two hoots

) informalthey didn't give a hoot about him ba chuma leo faoiI don't give two hoots who you are is cuma liom sa sioc cé thú féin, is cuma liom sa diabhal cé thú féin