boo

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boo 1

 (bo͞o)
n. pl. boos
1. A sound uttered to show contempt, scorn, or disapproval.
2. Informal Any sound or word: You never said boo to me about overtime.
interj.
Used to express contempt, scorn, or disapproval or to frighten or surprise another.
v. booed, boo·ing, boos
v.intr.
To utter a boo.
v.tr.
To express contempt, scorn, or disapproval of by booing: booed the singer off the stage.

[Imitative.]

boo 2

 (bo͞o)
n. Informal
1.
a. A boyfriend or girlfriend.
b. A spouse.
2. Used as a term of endearment for such a person.

[African-American Vernacular English, possibly from alteration of beau.]

boo 3

 (bo͞o)
n. Slang
Marijuana.

[Origin unknown.]

boo

(buː)
interj
1. an exclamation uttered to startle or surprise someone, esp a child
2. a shout uttered to express disgust, dissatisfaction, or contempt, esp at a theatrical production, political meeting, etc
3. would not say boo to a goose is extremely timid or diffident
vb, boos, booing or booed
to shout "boo" at (someone or something), esp as an expression of disgust, dissatisfaction, or disapproval: to boo the actors.

boo1

(bu)

interj., n., pl. boos, interj.
1. (used to express contempt or disapproval or to startle or frighten.)
n.
2. an exclamation of contempt or disapproval: a loud boo from the bleachers.
v.i.
3. to cry “boo” in derision.
v.t.
4. to show disapproval of by booing.
[1810–20; expressive formation]

boo2

(bu, boʊ)
bō),
n. Slang.
[1955–60; of uncertain orig.]

boo


Past participle: booed
Gerund: booing

Imperative
boo
boo
Present
I boo
you boo
he/she/it boos
we boo
you boo
they boo
Preterite
I booed
you booed
he/she/it booed
we booed
you booed
they booed
Present Continuous
I am booing
you are booing
he/she/it is booing
we are booing
you are booing
they are booing
Present Perfect
I have booed
you have booed
he/she/it has booed
we have booed
you have booed
they have booed
Past Continuous
I was booing
you were booing
he/she/it was booing
we were booing
you were booing
they were booing
Past Perfect
I had booed
you had booed
he/she/it had booed
we had booed
you had booed
they had booed
Future
I will boo
you will boo
he/she/it will boo
we will boo
you will boo
they will boo
Future Perfect
I will have booed
you will have booed
he/she/it will have booed
we will have booed
you will have booed
they will have booed
Future Continuous
I will be booing
you will be booing
he/she/it will be booing
we will be booing
you will be booing
they will be booing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been booing
you have been booing
he/she/it has been booing
we have been booing
you have been booing
they have been booing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been booing
you will have been booing
he/she/it will have been booing
we will have been booing
you will have been booing
they will have been booing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been booing
you had been booing
he/she/it had been booing
we had been booing
you had been booing
they had been booing
Conditional
I would boo
you would boo
he/she/it would boo
we would boo
you would boo
they would boo
Past Conditional
I would have booed
you would have booed
he/she/it would have booed
we would have booed
you would have booed
they would have booed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.boo - a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contemptboo - a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell, call - a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
Verb1.boo - show displeasure, as after a performance or speech
condemn - declare or judge unfit for use or habitation; "The building was condemned by the inspector"
applaud, acclaim, clap, spat - clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval

boo

noun
Any of various derisive sounds of disapproval:
Translations
صَوْتُ اسْتِنْكار وازْدِراءيُبْدي اسْتِنْكاره بالصَّوْت
bafvypískánívypískat
hujehujenpibe udpiben ud
buu
kifütyül
púapúa á, hrópa niîurúvanòóknunarhróp, pú
nepasitenkinimo švilpesysnušvilpti
izsvilptkliegšana (izrādot nepatikunepiekrišanu)svilpiens
bu
bauhuo
bubua
yuhyuh çekmekyuhayuhalamayuhalamak

boo

[buː]
A. Nrechifla f, abucheo m
he wouldn't say boo to a goosees incapaz de matar una mosca
B. EXCL¡uh!
C. VT [+ actor, referee] → abuchear, silbar
he was booed off the stagela rechifla le obligó a abandonar el escenario
D. VIsilbar

boo

[ˈbuː]
exclhou!
vihuer
vthuer
to boo sb off the stage → faire quitter la scène à qn sous les huées
nhuée f

boo

1
interjbuh; he wouldn’t say boo to a goose (inf)er ist ein schüchternes Pflänzchen
vt actor, play, speaker, refereeauspfeifen, ausbuhen; to be booed off the stageausgepfiffen or ausgebuht werden
vibuhen
nBuhruf m

boo

2
n (US inf: = partner, lover) → Schatz m (inf)

boo

[buː]
1. exclbu!
she wouldn't say boo to a goose (fam) → ha paura della sua ombra
2. n boos nplfischi mpl
3. vtfischiare
he was booed off the stage → l'hanno cacciato di scena a suon di fischi

boo

(buː) plural boos noun
a derisive shout, made eg by a disapproving crowd. the boos of the disappointed football supporters.
verbpast tense, past participle booed
to make such a sound at a person etc. The crowd booed (him).
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