AskDefine | Define shoo

Dictionary Definition

shoo v : drive away by crying `shoo!' [syn: shoo off, shoo away]

User Contributed Dictionary





  1. In the context of "transitive|informal": To induce someone or something to leave.
    Don't just shoo away mosquitoes, kill them!
    See if you can shoo off the insurance salesmen.
  2. In the context of "intransitive|informal": To leave under inducement.
    You kids had better shoo before your parents get a call.
  3. In the context of "informal|rare": To usher someone.
    Shoo the visitor in.


induce someone to leave

Derived terms


  1. In the context of "informal|demeaning": Go away! Clear off!


Extensive Definition

For S.E.S. member Shoo, please see this page.
was a after Kōan and before Einin. This period spanned the years from 1288 through 1293. The reigning emperor was .

Change of era

  • ; 1288: The new era name was created to mark an event or a number of events. The previous era ended and a new one commenced in Kōan 11.

Events of the Shōō era


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shoo in Korean: 쇼오
shoo in Indonesian: Shōō
shoo in Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Shoo
shoo in Japanese: 正応
shoo in Chinese: 正應
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