"What a hoot!" / "to be a hoot" Meaning:
to be fun and a good time; to be very funnySimilar Expressions
When do we use it?
- He is a hoot.
- He is funny.
- He is a riot.
- The party was a hoot.
- The party was fun.
- The party was a blast.
- The party was a good time.
We can use this expression to say that a person is funny.
- Bill is a hoot. He knows many jokes and he is always happy.
We can also use this expression to talk about an event or thing.
How do we use it?
- The Christmas party was a hoot. Everybody had a good time.
- The movie was a hoot. I laughed so hard.
We often use this expression after a "be verb".
- This book is a hoot.
- Mark is such a hoot.
We can also use it like this.Example English Conversation
A) How was the party?
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