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Now there’ll be this big historical marker, which I think is just a hoot.
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You might hear the hoot of an owl, the swoosh of a bat’s wings, the croaking of frogs, the sawing of crickets, or even just the wind whispering through grass or trees.
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Mager initially had made hoots and sounds like those of loon chicks in hopes that would attract the bird.
HOW A GROUP OF STRANGERS CAME TOGETHER TO RESCUE A LONELY LOON ON A SMALL LAKE IN VIRGINIADANA HEDGPETHMAY 28, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Just before sunrise, we were woken by a cacophony of hoots and realized that every single one of those cacti was home to an owl.
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Now men laughed at him, pointed to him with their fingers, and made their children mock and hoot the penniless insolvent.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
And there was music in all the saloons and restaurants; it rose and fell with the noise of the tin horn and the hoot of the happy.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
When the owls beat their wings and gave the mating call and hoot, it was like a foam of noise rising over a river of silence.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
The soft hoot of a little owl came through the dusk, and between its calls the men's voices rose and fell.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
The owl, whose matin hoot announces the appearance of the sun, had already given its melancholy note.
THE BORDER RIFLESGUSTAVE AIMARD
She hastily put out her light, saw that all the window-bolts were fastened, and left him to hoot.
RUDY AND BABETTEHANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HOOT

  • cackle
  • caw
  • crow
  • cry
  • hoot
  • screech
  • yap
  • yawp
  • yelp
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