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Is hoot a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word hoot is a Scrabble US word. The word hoot is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

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Is hoot a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word hoot is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

H4O1O1T1

Is hoot a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word hoot is a Words With Friends word. The word hoot is worth 6 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Hoot

You can make 13 words from 'hoot' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'hoot'

HOOT 7TOHO 7

3 letters words from 'hoot'

HOO 6HOT 6
OHO 6OOH 6
OOT 3THO 6
TOO 3 

2 letters words from 'hoot'

HO 5OH 5
OO 2TO 2

All 4 letters words made out of hoot

hoot ohot hoot ohot ooht ooht hoto ohto htoo thoo otho toho hoto ohto htoo thoo otho toho ooth ooth otoh tooh otoh tooh

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

Definitions and meaning of hoot

hoot

Etymology

From Middle English houten, huten, hoten, of North Germanic origin, from or related to Old Swedish huta (to cast out in contempt), related to Middle High German hiuzen, hūzen (to call to pursuit), Swedish hut! (begone!, interjection), Dutch hui (ho, hallo), Danish huj (ho, hallo).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /huːt/
  • Rhymes: -uːt

Noun

hoot (plural hoots)

  1. A derisive cry or shout.
  2. The cry of an owl.
  3. (US, slang) A fun event or person. (See hootenanny)
  4. A small particle.

Usage notes

  • (derisive cry) The phrase a hoot and a holler has a very different meaning to hoot and holler. The former is a short distance, the latter is a verb of derisive cry.
  • (small particle) The term is nearly always encountered in a negative sense in such phrases as don't care a hoot or don't give two hoots.

Translations

Verb

hoot (third-person singular simple present hoots, present participle hooting, simple past and past participle hooted)

  1. To cry out or shout in contempt.
  2. To make the cry of an owl, a hoo.
    • The clamorous owl that nightly hoots and wonders / At our quaint spirits.
  3. To assail with contemptuous cries or shouts; to follow with derisive shouts.
  4. To sound the horn of a vehicle

Translations

See also

  • hooter
  • hootenanny
  • give a hoot

Anagrams

  • Htoo, OTOH, otoh, thoo, toho

Finnish

Noun

hoot

  1. Nominative plural form of hoo.

Anagrams

  • Ohto, ohto, toho

Middle English

Adjective

hoot

  1. hot

Descendants

  • English: hot

Scots

Alternative forms

  • hout, hut, hute, howt, het

Etymology

Imitative. Compare English tut, Scottish Gaelic och.

Interjection

hoot

  1. Precedes a disagreeing or contradictory statement.
  2. An expression of annoyance or disapproval.

Usage notes

  • Frequently used in the set phrases hoot mon or hoots mon.

Derived terms

  • hoot awa
  • hoot aye
  • hoot fie, hoot fye
  • hoot mon, hoots mon
  • hoot na
  • hoot-toot, hoots-toots, hout tout
  • hoot-ye

Noun

hoot (plural hoots)

  1. A term of contempt.

Verb

hoot (third-person singular present hoots, present participle hootin, past hootit, past participle hootit)

  1. (transitive or intransitive) To dismiss idly with contempt or derision; to flout; to pooh-pooh.

Derived terms

  • houttie (irritable)

References

  • “hoot” in the Dictionary of the Scots Language, Edinburgh: Scottish Language Dictionaries.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to cry like an owl.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)