There are 2 translations of hoot in Spanish:

hoot1

Pronunciation: /huːt/

n

  • 1.1 (of owl) grito (masculine), ululato (masculine); (of train) silbido (masculine), pitido (masculine)
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    • Various yelps, hoots, screams, squawks, and other vocalizations are used by many species of primates and birds to herald the approach of predators to relatives and other members of the same species.
    • They live and travel in small groups, communicating and expressing their moods with a variety of hoots, grunts, roars, and screams.
    • Silent at sea, these birds are the nosiest of the Auklets when in the breeding colonies, vocalizing with groans, low hoots, grunts, and barking calls.
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    • There was the sound of thunder and of game shooting and the hoot and whistle of steam trains.
    • The song can sound like hoots and whistles, in a repeating pattern similar to that of a mockingbird or thrasher.
    • You're alerted to this fact by any one of a number of beeps, hoots and whistles, or by the more discreet vibrating option.
    1.2 (shout) hoots of laughter risotadas (feminine plural), carcajadas (feminine plural) hoots of derision abucheo (masculine) not to give o care a hoot o two hoots [colloquial/familiar] I don't give a hoot about it me importa un rábano or un comino or un pito or un pepino [colloquial/familiar] to be a hoot [colloquial/familiar] ser* para desternillarse (de risa) or morirse de risa, ser* un plato (South America/América del Sur) or (Mexico/México) un relajo [colloquial/familiar]

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There are 2 translations of hoot in Spanish:

hoot2

vi

  • 1.1 [owl] ulular; [train] pitar, silbar; [car/driver] tocar* el claxon or la bocina, pitar
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    • Crickets chirped, owls hooted, and cicadas caterwauled in screechy harmony.
    • What I assumed were owls hooting through the trees turned out to be wolves.
    • The odd flying fox glided over the valley and owls hooted in the distance.
    1.2 (laugh) morirse* or matarse de (la) risa, desternillarse (de risa)
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    • The whole group hooted and cheered loudly, the guys were whooping at Cindy.
    • Her friends started clapping loudly, hooting and hollering as Scarlet just blushed.
    • We're shrieking and yelling and hooting and clapping and stomping - telling this man just how much we love him.
    1.3 (mock) rechiflar the crowd hooted at the speaker la multitud abucheó al orador

vt

  • 1.1 (British English/inglés británico) [Cars/Automovilismo] tocarle* la bocina or el claxon a, pitarle a to hoot the horn tocar* el claxon or la bocina 1.2 (deride) [performer/speaker] abuchear
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    • Somebody came up with this at a brainstorming meeting and nobody else had the good sense to hoot it down then.
    • Some thirty years ago when I suggested at Boeing that software should be distributed in source-code form, the idea was hooted down and rejected out of hand.
    • Lots of advertisers, I predict, will buy time and space from YouTube, only to have users hoot it down.
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    • At Gore's residence in Washington DC, car horns hooted, signalling their approval of the decision as the vice president heard the news with his wife, Tipper.
    • Horns hooting and cheers of joy filled the air in the popular fishing harbour, which has really been put on the map because of the Diva's success.
    • A very large number of followers attended both games and followed the winners in both games with horns hooting to Bunclody.

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Word of the day casquillo
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Cultural fact of the day

Mossos d'Esquadra is the name of the police force of the Catalan autonomous region. It has a wide range of responsibilities but the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional also operate in Catalonia.