Usage examples for shoo

  1. Sun, chicks- off with you- shoo – The Lilac Sunbonnet by S.R. Crockett
  2. 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
  3. Go away, you boys; shoo – The Burning Spear by John Galsworthy
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. You can slip the other to him as we shoo him through the back door. – Wilt Thou Torchy by Sewell Ford
  7. And I think I know the one man that can shoo him. – Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man by Marie Conway Oemler
  8. With a motion of his hand over his bald head, he exclaimed to Cox: " Shoo Fly! – Memoirs of Orange Jacobs by Orange Jacobs
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. He had not much hair on his head, and when it was meetsu, when the Bishop eat his fish, he shoo that mosquito away and he say, 'Room for you, my little friend, and room for me, but this is not your place: go. – The New North by Agnes Deans Cameron
  12. You wouldn't expect her to take a broom an' shoo 'em off? – Keeping up with Lizzie by Irving Bacheller
  13. Shoo 'em back, will you? – On With Torchy by Sewell Ford
  14. Those other geese were after me- yes, geese, indeed, chasing me down the sidewalk- yes, sidewalk, geese they were- geese- and he came, the dear boy- came and shoo ed them away- shoo ed them, yes, shoo ed, indeed, shoo ed." – Bessie Bradford's Prize by Joanna H. Mathews
  15. " 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
  16. In fact, he grew so obstreperous, and so disturbed our repose, that we had to " shoo him away with one of our boots. – Locusts and Wild Honey by John Burroughs
  17. Look- look at my shoo shooes! – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Keeping Store by Laura Lee Hope
  18. 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
  19. Being all four made you a shoo in. – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover
  20. 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