meaning of boo-hoo

boo-hoo meaning in Etymology Dictionary

in addition boohoo, 1520s, originally of laughter or weeping (today only of weeping); see boo.

Sentence Examples with the word boo-hoo

Suddenly an unmistakable cat-owl from very near me, with the most harsh and tremendous voice I ever heard from any inhabitant of the woods, responded at regular intervals to the goose, as if determined to expose and disgrace this intruder from Hudson's Bay by exhibiting a greater compass and volume of voice in a native, and boo-hoo him out of Concord horizon.

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