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hootch

[hooch] /hutʃ/
noun
1.
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  • hootch was arrested on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear.
British Dictionary definitions for hootch

hooch

/huːtʃ/
noun
1.
(informal, mainly US & Canadian) alcoholic drink, esp illicitly distilled spirits
Word Origin
C20: shortened from Tlingit Hootchinoo, name of a tribe that distilled a type of liquor

hootch

/huːtʃ/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of hooch
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Slang definitions & phrases for hootch

hooch 2

noun
  1. A Korean house, room, shack, etc: giggle timidly and plead: ''Come on to my hooch''
  2. A Vietnamese village hut
  3. An American barracks, esp a Quonset-style barracks in Vietnam

[Korean & Vietnam War armed forces; fr Japanese uchi, ''house'']


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