boo Meaning - 12 Definitions and 3 Examples Available!

What is the meaning of boo? Here 12 definitions and 3 example sentences available for the word boo.

Meaning of boo
A loud exclamation intended to scare someone, especially a child. Usually used when one has been hidden from the victim and then suddenly appeared unexpectedly.

Definitions of boo

interjection

1. A loud exclamation intended to scare someone, especially a child. Usually used when one has been hidden from the victim and then suddenly appeared unexpectedly.
2. Used ironically in a situation where one had the opportunity to scare someone by speaking suddenly.
3. An exclamation used by a member or many members of an audience, as at a stage play or sports game, to indicate derision or disapproval of what has just occurred.

noun

1. A derisive shout made to indicate disapproval.
2. (US, AAVE) A close acquaintance or significant other.
3. a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt

verb

1. (intransitive) To shout extended boos derisively.
When he took the podium, the crowd booed.
2. (transitive) To shout extended boos at, as a form of derision.
The protesters loudly booed the visiting senator.
3. to show displeasure, as after a performance or speech
The musical was so terrible, the audience booed several times.
4. show displeasure, as after a performance or speech

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