boo

1 verb (I, T)
1 to shout `boo' to show that you do not like a person, performance, idea etc: Some of the audience started booing.
2 boo sb off (stage) to shout `boo' until a performer leaves the stage: His jokes were so bad he got booed off stage.
2 interjection
1 plural boos a noise made by people who do not like a person, performance, idea etc
2 a word you shout suddenly to someone as a joke in order to frighten them
3 wouldn't say boo to a goose an expression used to describe a shy, quiet person: Christine wouldn't say boo to a goose.

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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