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 with them or that you think they are not very good

The students started booing as soon as Ross opened his mouth.


II UK [buː] / US [bu] interjection
1) you shout "boo" suddenly when you want to frighten someone as a joke
2) people in an audience shout "boo" to show that they disagree with a speaker or dislike a performance

English dictionary. 2014.

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