Hoo

Hoo is used in placenames in the east of England to indicate coastal peninsulas and promontories. It appears in:

* Fort Hoo, a fort on an island in the River Medway, Kent
* Hoo St Werburgh and Cliffe-at-Hoo on the Hoo peninsula in Kent
* Hoo, Suffolk
* Hundred of Hoo School, a secondary school in Rochester, Kent
* Hundred of Hoo Railway, a railway line on the Hoo peninsula in Kent
* Luton Hoo, a country house in Bedfordshire, England
* St Mary Hoo, a village and civil parish in Kent, England
* Hoo Peninsula, north Kent, England
* Sutton Hoo, an Anglo-Saxon cemetery, Suffolk
* Wan-Hoo, a lunar crater on the Moon's far side

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.

ee also

* Boo Hoo, an album by the Dark Cabaret/Darkwave artist Voltaire
* Hoo-Bangin' Records, an independent record label founded by rapper Mack 10
* International Concatenated Order of Hoo-Hoo, and organization for people in the forests products industry
* Wah-hoo-wah, an Indian yell
* Woo Hoo, a joyful expression; also a song written by George Donald McGraw
* Yahoo (disambiguation)
* Yoo-hoo, an American chocolate-flavored beverage
* Yoo-Hoo (disambiguation)


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  • Hoo — Hoo, interj. 1. See {Ho}. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. Hurrah! an exclamation of triumphant joy. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hoo-ha — [ˈhu: ha:] n [singular, U] BrE [Date: 1900 2000; : Yiddish; Origin: hu ha] noisy talk or excitement about something unimportant = ↑fuss ▪ What s all the hoo ha about? …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hoo|ey — «HOO ee», noun, interjection. U.S. Slang. nonsense …   Useful english dictionary

  • hoo-ha — [ hu,ha ] noun uncount INFORMAL noisy excitement, arguments, or complaints …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hoo-ha — ► NOUN informal ▪ a commotion. ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • hoo-ha — [ho͞o′hä΄] n. [echoic] Informal a commotion, fuss, or to do …   English World dictionary

  • hoo — bal·la·hoo; boo·hoo; for·hoo; hoo·chi·noo; hoo·doo·ism; hoo·ey; hoo·ke·ri·a·les; hoo·let; hoo·ley; hoo·ley ann; hoo·li·gan; hoo·li·gan·ism; hoo·li·han; hoo·lock; hoo·pid; hoo·poe; hoo·roosh; hoo·sier·ism; hoo·ta·ma·gan·zy; hoo·te·nan·ny; hoo·ver; …   English syllables

  • hoo-ha — [“huha] 1. n. a commotion. □ What is all this hoo ha about? □ A deer created quite a hoo ha by running frantically through the department store. 2. n. nonsense. □ What is all this hoo ha about your leaving the company? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • hoo — Ho Ho, Hoa Hoa (h[=o]), interj. [Cf. F. & G. ho.] 1. Halloo! attend! a call to excite attention, or to give notice of approach. What noise there, ho? Shak. Ho! who s within? Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. [Perhaps corrupted fr. hold; but cf. F. hau… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hoo-ha — [[t]hu͟ːhɑː[/t]] N SING: also no det If there is a hoo ha, there is a lot of fuss about something. [INFORMAL] Schulman is a little tired of the hoo ha about the all women team …   English dictionary


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