tu-whit tu-whoo

tu-whit tu-whoo

(təˈwɪt təˈwuː)
interj
an imitation or representation of the sound made by an owl

tu-whit tu-whoo

(tʊˈʰwɪt tʊˈʰwu; tʊˈwɪt tʊˈwu)
n.
(imitation of the cry of an owl.)
[1580–90]
Translations

tu-whit tu-whoo

interj(sch)uhu
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As dusk descends, you can hear the tu-whit tu-whoo of tawny owls the trees and, by contrast, each morning the robin's song establishing his territory couldn't be more forthright.
As dusk descends, you can hear the tu-whit tu-whoo of tawny owls in the trees and, by contrast, each morning the robin's song establishing his territory couldn't be more forthright.