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hooter

[hoo-ter] /ˈhu tər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that hoots.
2.
British. a car horn.
3.
British Slang. the nose.
Origin
1665-1675
1665-75; hoot1 + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for hooters

hooter

/ˈhuːtə/
noun (mainly Brit)
1.
a person or thing that hoots, esp a car horn
2.
(slang) a nose
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Word Origin and History for hooters

hooter

n.

by 1823, "anything that hoots," especially an owl, agent noun from hoot (v.). Slang meaning "nose" is from 1958. Meaning "a woman's breast" (usually in plural hooters) attested by 1972. The Hooters restaurant chain began 1983 in Clearwater, Florida, U.S.

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Slang definitions & phrases for hooters

hooters

noun

A woman's breasts: Hooters (a synonym, I learn, for knockers) is a nice little play (1980s+)


hooter

noun

A marijuana cigarette (1960s+ Students)


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