Share this entry
British English: /huːt/
American English: /hut/

Translation of hoot in German:

intransitive verb

  • 1 (call out) hoot with laughter
    in johlendes Gelächter ausbrechen
  • 3
    (Fahrzeug, Fahrer)
    (Sirene, Nebelhorn usw.)
    hoot at somebody/something
    jemanden/etwas anhupen

transitive verb

  • heulen od. tuten lassen (Sirene, Nebelhorn)
    hoot one's horn horn 1 4


  • 1 (shout)hoots of derision/scorn
    verächtliches Gejohle
    hoots of laughter
    johlendes Gelächter
  • 3 (signal)
    (of vehicle) Hupen Neutr.
    (of siren, foghorn) Heulen Neutr.
    Tuten Neutr.
    give a hoot of or on one's horn (Fahrer)
  • 4 [informal]I don't care or give a hoot or two hoots what you do
    es ist mir völlig piepegal, was du tust
    es ist mir völlig schnuppe, was du tust [informal]
    not matter a hoot or two hoots [to somebody]
    [jemandem] völlig schnuppe sein [informal]
  • 5 [informal] (cause of laughter)what a hoot!
    zum Kaputtlachen! [informal]
    be a hoot
    zum Schießen sein [informal]
Definition of hoot in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources