boo-word

booˈ-word noun
A word denoting something disliked, disapproved of, or feared
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Main Entry: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

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  • Boô — A boô (also spelled boo or boe) Pronunciation|Nl Boô.ogg is an old Saxon building where a farmer could spend the night with his cattle if he let them graze far outside the village. The building, which had separate areas for cattle and farmer to… …   Wikipedia

  • boo-boo — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms boo boo : singular boo boo plural boo boos informal a mistake, especially an embarrassing one …   English dictionary

  • boo — 1 verb (I, T) 1 to shout boo to show that you do not like a person, performance, idea etc: Some of the audience started booing. 2 boo sb off (stage) to shout boo until a performer leaves the stage: His jokes were so bad he got booed off stage. 2… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • boo — I UK [buː] / US [bu] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms boo : present tense I/you/we/they boo he/she/it boos present participle booing past tense booed past participle booed to shout at a speaker or performer, to show that you disagree… …   English dictionary

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