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British English: /huːt/
American English: /hut/

Translation of hoot in French:


  • 1 (noise) (of owl)
    (of train) sifflement (m)
    (of ship or factory siren) mugissement (m)
    (of car) coup (m) de klaxon®
    (derisive laugh) rire (m) moqueur
    this was greeted with hoots of laughter
    ceci a déclenché l'hilarité générale
  • 2 [informal] (person) she's a hoot
    elle est impayable
    it was a hoot
    c'était très marrant [informal]

intransitive verb

transitive verb

  • huer (speaker, actor)
    to be hooted off the stage
    quitter la scène sous les huées
    to hoot one's horn
    donner un coup de klaxon® (at somebody pour avertir quelqu'un)


I don't give a hoot ou two hoots [informal]!

je m'en fiche comme de l'an quarante! [informal]

Phrasal verbs

hoot down

1 hoot down [somebody], hoot [somebody] down 2 hoot down [something], hoot [something] down
rejeter [quelque chose] avec dérision (plan, proposal)
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