Row etymology


English word row comes from English hoot

Etymology of row

Detailed word origin of row

Dictionary entry Language Definition
hoot English (en) To assail with contemptuous cries or shouts; to follow with derisive shouts.. To cry out or shout in contempt.. To make the cry of an owl.. To sound the horn of a vehicle (US, slang) A fun event or person. (See hootenanny). A derisive cry or shout.. A small particle. The cry of an owl.
row English (en) (intransitive) to argue noisily A continual loud noise.. A noisy argument.