boohoo

boohoo

[boo-hoo] Informal.
verb (used without object), boohooed, boohooing.
1.
to weep noisily; blubber.
noun, plural boohoos.
2.
the sound of noisy weeping.

Origin:
1515–25; rhyming compound based on boo

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boohoo (ˌbuːˈhuː)
 
vb , -hoos, -hooing, -hooed
1.  to sob or pretend to sob noisily
 
n , -hoos, -hooing, -hooed, -hoos
2.  (sometimes plural) distressed or pretended sobbing
 
[C20: nursery talk]

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