care a hoot


care a hoot
• give a hang
• care a brass farthing
• care a button
• care a damn
• care a farthing
• care a fig
• care a hang
• care a hoot
• care a pin
• care a rap
• care a straw
• care a whistle
• care two pins about
- in negative: to care nothing.

I don't care two pins if you think me plain or not. (W. S. Maugham)

Caroline does not care a hang for woods at any time of the year. (A. Christie)

... a laugh you couldn't trust, but a laugh which made you laugh back and agree that in a crazy world like this all sorts of things didn't matter a hang. (Gr. Greene)


Idioms and examples. 2014.

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  • care a hoot — (not) care/give a hoot informal, informal if you do not give a hoot about something or someone, you do not care about them at all. I don t give a hoot about keeping the house tidy. (often + about) They don t care two hoots who wins as long as it… …   New idioms dictionary

  • not care a hoot — (not) care/give a hoot informal, informal if you do not give a hoot about something or someone, you do not care about them at all. I don t give a hoot about keeping the house tidy. (often + about) They don t care two hoots who wins as long as it… …   New idioms dictionary

  • not care a hoot — not care (or give) a hoot (or two hoots) informal not care at all * * * not care/give a ˈhoot | not care/give two ˈhoots idiom (informal) not to care at all • I don t care two hoots about having money, as long as I m happy …   Useful english dictionary

  • not care a hoot — ► not care (or give) a hoot (or two hoots) informal not care at all. Main Entry: ↑hoot …   English terms dictionary

  • not care a hoot — not care at all, not give a damn …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hoot — n. & v. n. 1 an owl s cry. 2 the sound made by a motor horn or a steam whistle. 3 a shout expressing scorn or disapproval; an inarticulate shout. 4 colloq. a laughter. b a cause of this. 5 (also two hoots) sl. anything at all (don t care a hoot;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • care a brass farthing — • give a hang • care a brass farthing • care a button • care a damn • care a farthing • care a fig • care a hang • care a hoot • care a pin • care a rap • care a straw • care a whistle • care two pins about (from Idioms in Speech) in negative: to …   Idioms and examples

  • care a button — • give a hang • care a brass farthing • care a button • care a damn • care a farthing • care a fig • care a hang • care a hoot • care a pin • care a rap • care a straw • care a whistle • care two pins about (from Idioms in Speech) in negative: to …   Idioms and examples

  • care a damn — • give a hang • care a brass farthing • care a button • care a damn • care a farthing • care a fig • care a hang • care a hoot • care a pin • care a rap • care a straw • care a whistle • care two pins about (from Idioms in Speech) in negative: to …   Idioms and examples

  • care a farthing — • give a hang • care a brass farthing • care a button • care a damn • care a farthing • care a fig • care a hang • care a hoot • care a pin • care a rap • care a straw • care a whistle • care two pins about (from Idioms in Speech) in negative: to …   Idioms and examples