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hooch, the

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hootchie-cootchie, the

noun
  1. An erotic dance in which the woman rotates her hips, etc
  2. A woman who dances the hootchie-cootchie

[1890+; origin unknown; ''The Hootchy-Kootchy'' was the name of a song associated with the dancer Little Egypt at the Chicago World's Fair of 1893, but the term is found several years earlier in the context of the minstrel show]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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