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Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Booed'

Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Booed'

Booing is an act of showing displeasure for someone or something, generally an entertainer, by loudly yelling boo (and holding the "oo" sound) or making other noises of disparagement, such as hissing. People may make hand signs at the entertainer, such as the thumbs down sign. If spectators particularly dislike the performance they may also accompany booing by throwing objects (traditionally rotten fruit) onstage, though the objects may not be meant to physically hurt the performer.

The word "boo" is also used as to frighten or scare (also see fear or scare) someone as in this example: The ghost said "boo", frightening the unsuspecting little girl as she walked into a room in the haunted house.

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'Booed' in famous quotation sentence

* If there was a big gardening convention, and you got up and gave a speech in favor of fast-motion gardening, I bet you would get booed right off the stage. They're just not ready. - Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

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Booed Sample Sentences in News

  • Brett Favre: Nah, I'm not worried about being booed at Lambeau Field
    There had been chatter that the reason Brett Favre's jersey retirement has yet to happen with the Green Bay Packers is that there was a fear Favre might be booed. Favre took to the radio to say that he's not scared of that at all. Read more on this news related to 'Booed'
  • Packers concerned that Brett Favre will get booed in Lambeau return
    The story about when Brett Favre will return to Lambeau Field for a jersey retirement is a big one in Wisconsin, one the media there asks about regularly. Fox Sports Wisconsin said the latest answer is that it's doubtful to happen in 2014, although the door hasn't been shut on Favre returning for a game this season and simply being introduced to the crowd. Read more on this news related to 'Booed'
  • Favre not worried about boos at Lambeau
    Brett Favre says he is not afraid of getting booed when he returns to Lambeau Field. Read more on this news related to 'Booed'

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