AskDefine | Define hoo

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  1. Used to grab the attention of others.
    "Hoo yee!"


  1. how


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Extensive Definition

Hoo is used in placenames in the east of England to indicate coastal peninsulas and promontories. It appears in:
Hoo is also used as a surname:
  • Kho Ping Hoo (1926-1994), an Indonesian author of Chinese descent
  • Sim Wong Hoo, CEO and Chairman of Creative Technology
  • Baron Thomas Hoo (ca 1396-1455), member of the ancient "Hoo" or "de Hoo" family of England.

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