exclamationScottish & Northern English archaic or humorous
Expressing dissatisfaction or impatience: ‘Och, noo, hoots, Hamish! Wull yee no sing us a song?’
More example sentences
- Hoots, wumman, dinna fash yersel.
natural exclamation: first recorded in English in the mid 16th century as hoot; the form hoots dates from the early 19th century.
Definition of hoots in:
- The US English dictionary