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shoo
American English: /ʃu/
British English: /ʃuː/

Translation of shoo in Spanish:

exclamation

  • ¡fuera!
    ¡zape!
    ¡úscale! (Mexico)

transitive verb shoos, shooing, shooed

  • I shooed the birds off o away
    espanté or ahuyenté a los pájaros
    she shooed the cats off the sofa
    echó a los gatos del sofá
    I shooed the children into the house
    hice entrar a los niños en la casa
    Example sentences
    • In the rocks above the flat roofs, I pass a shepherd girl shooing sheep along the mountainside.
    • Finally, a March organizer shooed us along the route as we were falling behind.
    • With a swift and playful push, she shooed Daniel out, promising him to take only ten minutes.

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