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Etymology 1[edit]


boohoo (third-person singular simple present boohoos, present participle boohooing, simple past and past participle boohooed)

  1. (intransitive) To cry, weep.
    • 2011, Grace Dent, The Guardian, 8 Jul 2011:
      "It feels inevitable," he boohooed. Of course it was inevitable – he used to tweet at least six times an hour, endless say-what-you-see drivel.

Etymology 2[edit]


boohoo (plural boohoos)

  1. The sailfish.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for boohoo in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)