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boohoo

[boo-hoo] /ˌbuˈhu/
verb (used without object), boohooed, boohooing.
1.
to weep noisily; blubber.
noun, plural boohoos.
2.
the sound of noisy weeping.
Origin
1515-1525
1515-25; rhyming compound based on boo
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boohoo

/ˌbuːˈhuː/
verb -hoos, -hooing, -hooed
1.
to sob or pretend to sob noisily
noun (pl) -hoos
2.
(sometimes pl) distressed or pretended sobbing
Word Origin
C20: nursery talk
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