Hoo in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is hoo a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word hoo is a Scrabble US word. The word hoo is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

H4O1O1

Is hoo a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word hoo is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

H4O1O1

Is hoo a Words With Friends word?

The word hoo is NOT a Words With Friends word.

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You can make 6 words from 'hoo' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'hoo'

HOO 6OHO 6
OOH 6 

2 letters words from 'hoo'

HO 5OH 5
OO 2 

All 3 letters words made out of hoo

hoo oho hoo oho ooh ooh

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word hoo. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in hoo.

Definitions and meaning of hoo

hoo

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /huː/

Etymology 1

From Middle English hoo, shoo (she) from Old English hēo (she). More at she.

Pronoun

hoo (third-person singular, feminine, nominative case, accusative and possessive her, possessive hers, reflexive herself)

  1. (South Lancashire, Yorkshire and Derbyshire) she
  2. (west midlands and south-western) he or also can be used as a gender neutral third person pronoun
Derived terms
  • hoo-justice
  • hoo'll
  • hoose
  • hoost
  • hoor

Etymology 2

From Middle English hoo, ho. More at ho.

Interjection

hoo!

  1. (obsolete) hurrah; an exclamation of triumphant joy
    • Our enemy is banish'd! he is gone! Hoo! hoo!
    • With, hoo! such bugs and goblins in my life
  2. (Tyneside) Used to grab the attention of others.
    "Hoo yee!"

Etymology 3

From Middle English howe, hu (how), from Old English (how). More at how.

Adverb

hoo (not comparable)

  1. (Northumbria, Tyneside) how

References

  • Northumberland Words, English Dialect Society, R. Oliver Heslop, 1893–4
  • Todd's Geordie Words and Phrases, George Todd, Newcastle, 1977[1]
  • Newcastle 1970s, Scott Dobson and Dick Irwin, [2]

Etymology 4

From Middle English hoo, hou, ho, hogh, hoh, from Old English hōh. Doublet of hough.

Noun

hoo

  1. (obsolete outside placenames) A strip of land; a peninsula; a spur or ridge.

Anagrams

  • OOH, oho, ooh

Arapaho

Noun

hoo

  1. porcupine

Finnish

Etymology

From Swedish , ultimately from Latin with raising of /aː/ to /oː/.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈhoː/, [ˈho̞ː]
  • Rhymes: -oː
  • Syllabification: hoo

Noun

hoo

  1. aitch (The name of the Latin-script letter H.)

Usage notes

  • Speakers often use the expression h-kirjain ("letter h") instead of inflecting this word, especially in the plural.

Declension

Synonyms

  • h-kirjain

Derived terms

  • hoomoilasena

Anagrams

  • oho

Scots

Adverb

hoo (not comparable)

  1. how
  2. why

Westrobothnian

Etymology

From Old Norse hóa.

Verb

hoo (preterite hoe)

  1. To shout.

Synonyms

  • hååj
  • roop

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Shakespeare) an interjection expressing boisterous emotion.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)