“Some guy came up and shooed them all away because TV was Western,” recalls the officer, who asked not to be named.
For their hard work, they are treated like subhuman filth and shooed to the “colored” restroom out back.
Our engineer, who was already wading fearlessly in the water, beautifully naked, "shooed" them off like chickens.
That species of fowl is not to be shooed off as easily as a chicken.
Mura tucked Sinbad under his arm and shooed Dane before him out of the hydro.
Tim came and shooed her off when she was writing in the middle of it, writing in the heat of creation.
She shooed Sara back into the loft and returned the key to the woodshed.
I might have found it hard to explain why that hen hadn't been shooed away.
By the end of the concert it was nine o'clock, the time for all visitors to be shooed off home.
I thought he was coming, too, when he clapped his hands and shooed me off so fast.
1620s, "to drive away by calling 'shoo,' " from the exclamation (late 15c.), perhaps instinctive, cf. German schu, Italian scioia. Related: Shooed; shooing.