boo-hoo

boo-hoo also boohoo, 1520s, originally of laughter or weeping; see BOO (Cf. boo).

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  • boo-hoo — / hooˈ/ noun The sound of noisy weeping intransitive verb To weep noisily • • • Main Entry: ↑boo * * * boo hoo UK [ˌbuː ˈhuː] US [ˌbuˈhu] interjection a word used in comics or children’s stories to show that someone is crying Thesaurus: written… …   Useful english dictionary

  • boo|hoo — «BOO HOO», verb, hooed, hoo|ing, noun, plural hoos, interjection. –v.i. to cry loudly; weep noisily. –n. noisy weeping. –interj. loud crying …   Useful english dictionary

  • boo-hoo — [ ,bu hu ] interjection a word used in COMIC BOOKS or children s stories to show that someone is crying …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Boo Hoo — Infobox Album | | Background = Orange Name = Boo Hoo Type = Album Artist = Voltaire Recorded = Planet Grey StudiosFact|date=February 2007 Released = May 14, 2002 Genre = Dark Cabaret Length = 52:54 Label = Projekt Records Producer = Voltaire and… …   Wikipedia

  • boo hoo — interjection a) The sound of crying. So you broke it. Boo hoo! Get a grip, and clean up the mess. b) it is not worth crying about …   Wiktionary

  • boo-hoo — UK [ˌbuː ˈhuː] / US [ˌbuˈhu] interjection a word used in comics or children s stories to show that someone is crying …   English dictionary

  • boo-hoo —    See cry baby …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • Boo Hoo the Bear — is the mascot of Queen s University in Kingston, Ontario. Boo Hoo wears a vest and tam in the Royal Stewart tartan. History Originally, Boo Hoo was a real bear which was paraded around at football games and kept in the basement of Grant Hall. The …   Wikipedia

  • Hoo — is used in placenames in the east of England to indicate coastal peninsulas and promontories. It appears in:* Fort Hoo, a fort on an island in the River Medway, Kent * Hoo St Werburgh and Cliffe at Hoo on the Hoo peninsula in Kent * Hoo, Suffolk… …   Wikipedia

  • Boo.com — infobox company company company type = Dutch NV (Disestablished in 2000) foundation = 1998 location = London key people = Ernst Malmsten Kajsa Leander Patrik Hedelin industry = Retail products = Clothing, cosmeticsBoo.com was a United Kingdom… …   Wikipedia

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