tu-whit tu-whoo

[too-hwit too-hwoo; too-wit too-woo]

noun

(imitation of the cry of an owl).

Origin of tu-whit tu-whoo

First recorded in 1580–90
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British Dictionary definitions for tu-whit tu-whoo

tu-whit tu-whoo

interjection

an imitation or representation of the sound made by an owl
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