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boo

boo

 
pronunciation:
bu
parts of speech:
interjection, noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: interjection
definition 1: used to express, usu. loudly, disagreement, disapproval, or derision.
definition 2: used unexpectedly to frighten or startle someone.
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: boos
definition: a loud expression of disapproval or derision.
antonyms:
cheer
similar words:
catcall
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: booed, booing, boos
definition: to shout or cry "boo".
antonyms:
acclaim
similar words:
catcall
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to express loud disapproval or scorn of, by or as if by shouting "boo".
antonyms:
applaud, cheer
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