(used to scare or drive away a cat, dog, chickens, birds, etc.)
verb (used with object), shooed, shooing.
to drive away by saying or shouting “shoo.”.
to request or force (a person) to leave:
I’ll have to shoo you out of here now.
verb (used without object), shooed, shooing.
to call out “shoo.”.
go away!: used to drive away unwanted or annoying people, animals, etc
verb shoos, shooing, shooed
(transitive) to drive away by or as if by crying “shoo.”
(intransitive) to cry “shoo.”
noun 1. a set of staves and headings sufficient for one hogshead, barrel, or the like. 2. a set of the parts of a box, piece of furniture, or the like, ready to be put together. 3. a shock of sheaves or the like. verb 1. simple past tense of shake. 2. Nonstandard. a past […]
verb 1. simple past tense of shake. 2. Nonstandard. a past participle of shake. adjective 3. Also, shook up. Slang. strongly affected by an event, circumstance, etc.; emotionally unsettled: She was so shook she couldn’t speak. noun 1. (in timber working) a set of parts ready for assembly, esp of a barrel 2. a group […]
verb (used without object), shook, shaken, shaking. 1. to move or sway with short, quick, irregular vibratory movements. 2. to tremble with emotion, cold, etc. 3. to become dislodged and fall (usually followed by off or down): Sand shakes off easily. 4. to move something, or its support or container, briskly to and fro or […]
noun 1. a dialect word for shovel