Usage examples for shoo

  1. He tiptoed swiftly up again to rouse the nurse in case she too slept on, but he heard her hand beating drowsy time on the coverlet, and the soothing " Shoo, shoo, shoo," with which she communicated her own heaviness to her little charge. – A Trooper Galahad by Charles King
  2. Being all four made you a shoo- in. – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover
  3. Sun, chicks- off with you- shoo! – The Lilac Sunbonnet by S.R. Crockett
  4. They say: " A deal o' folk thout her th' clever'st o' them a', hasumiver shoo wur so timid, shoo cudn't frame to let it aat." – Emily Brontë by A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances) Robinson
  5. No, I don't want you to shoo the fowls into the yard, and I don't mean to give you any plumcake. – The Rebel of the School by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  6. Calendar, beyond an absent- minded flirt of one hand by his ear, as who should shoo away a buzzing insect, ignored him utterly. – The Black Bag by Louis Joseph Vance
  7. " Madam, madam, de doctor is busy," whispered Jared, endeavoring to shoo her out of the laboratory with his polite hands. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science April 1930 by Various
  8. Shoo, she cried to the hens, which had followed the children into the house and were searching hopefully for something to eat among the ashes, you'll burn your toes as like as not! – The Spartan Twins by Lucy (Fitch) Perkins
  9. And he made the same movements with his hands that persons do when they shoo away fowls or other animals in flocks. – The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight by Elizabeth von Arnim
  10. Go away, you boys; shoo! – The Burning Spear by John Galsworthy
  11. I wrote an account of this pleasure excursion, which was widely copied by northern newspapers in which I figured as the professor and he as the doctor, while both of us combined were called the " Shoo- Fly Club." – The Gentleman from Everywhere by James Henry Foss
  12. You wouldn't expect her to take a broom an' shoo 'em off? – Keeping up with Lizzie by Irving Bacheller
  13. And I think I know the one man that can shoo him. – Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man by Marie Conway Oemler