Hoot vs Hott - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between hoot and hott
is that hoot
is a derisive cry or shout while hott
is extractor hood.
As a verb hoot
is to cry out or shout in contempt.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A derisive cry or shout.
The cry of an owl.
(US, slang) A fun event or person. (See hootenanny)
A small particle
* 1878 , John Hanson Beadle, Western Wilds, and the Men who Redeem Them , page 611, Jones Brothers, 1878
- Well, it was Sunday morning, and the wheat nothing like ripe; but it was a chance, and I got onto my reaper and banged down every hoot of it before Monday night.
* (small particle) The term is nearly always encountered in a negative sense in such phrases as don't care a hoot'' or ''don't give two hoots .
* (derisive cry) The phrase a hoot and a holler'' has a very different meaning to ''hoot and holler''. The former is a short distance, the latter is a verb of ''derisive cry .
To cry out or shout in contempt.
To make the cry of an owl.
- Matrons and girls shall hoot at thee no more.
To assail with contemptuous cries or shouts; to follow with derisive shouts.
* Jonathan Swift
- the clamorous owl that nightly hoots
- Partridge and his clan may hoot me for a cheat.