boo-hoo

also boohoo, 1520s, originally of laughter or weeping (now only of weeping); see boo.


Nearby words

  1. bonytail,
  2. bonze,
  3. bonzer,
  4. boo,
  5. boo-boo,
  6. boo-hurrah theory,
  7. boo-word,
  8. boo-ya,
  9. boob,
  10. boob happy

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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