When the rest of us would stand, we could watch parts of the ceremony until security would try to shoo us back to our seats.
Was he the fellow the boss wanted we should shoo off that island?
Acknowledging the presence of the cows only by a friendly "shoo, there!"
Now when mice run out of the cupboard I go outdoors, and let Maria "shoo" them back again.
And you just shoo me off wherever you please and go on with the good work.
Why don't all of you shoo—I want to do a little survey in depth here—a little motivational work.
She turned around and shouted, "shoo, shoo—why don't you go home?"
And: "Mary, there's the pig by mother's almond tree; run and shoo him."
As he came upon Dorothy, he started violently, and said "shoo!"
An' then shoo'l whisper in her ear, 'Ther's nubdy can touch aw'r Simon 'at growin thease, tha sees he understands it.'
1620s, "to drive away by calling 'shoo,' " from the exclamation (late 15c.), perhaps instinctive, cf. German schu, Italian scioia. Related: Shooed; shooing.