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Definition of "shoo" [shoo]

  • Used to frighten away animals or birds. (interjection)
  • To drive or frighten away by or as if by crying "shoo.” (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "shoo" in a sentence
  • "Another 10 have asked me to treat them. 3 have asked if they can have the Pilot Pen. * shoo shoo** shoo shoo*"
  • "Her want is no important than the fawns, and while she would be justified in shoo-ing it away or putting up a fence, she is by no means justified in slowly bludgeoning it to death."
  • "Perhaps Martha C.akley, the Democratic candidate who was the so-called shoo-in in Massachusetts 'Senate race, would have faired better if Obama had stayed in D.C. This is huge, folks."