What a hoot!

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"What a hoot!" / "to be a hoot"

Meaning: to be fun and a good time; to be very funny

Similar Expressions
  • 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.
When do we use it?

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.
  • The Christmas party was a hoot. Everybody had a good time.
  • The movie was a hoot. I laughed so hard.
How do we use it?

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.
  • What a hoot!
Example English Conversation

A) How was the party?
B) It was a hoot.

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