- hooter ► NOUN 1) Brit. a siren, steam whistle, or horn. 2) informal a person's nose.
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hooter — hoot er n. 1. the nose. [slang] Syn: beak, honker, nozzle, snoot, snout, schnozzle. [WordNet 1.5] 2. An automobile horn. [Brit. slang] [PJC] 3. A woman s breast, especially one that is large. [vulgar slang] [PJC] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
hooter — (n.) by 1823, anything that hoots, especially an owl, agent noun from HOOT (Cf. 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… … Etymology dictionary
hooter — [ho͞ot′ər] n. 1. a person or thing that hoots ☆ 2. Slang a breast: a somewhat vulgar term … English World dictionary
hooter — 1. n. a nose; a big nose. □ I sort of wish my hooter wasn’t so doggoned big. D He blew his hooter and went back to his reading. 2. n. a drink of liquor. □ He tossed back a big hooter of booze and stood there a minute. 3. n … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions
hooter — UK [ˈhuːtə(r)] / US [ˈhutər] noun [countable] Word forms hooter : singular hooter plural hooters British 1) a) a piece of equipment on a car, bicycle etc, that makes a short loud sound that is used as a warning b) a piece of equipment in a… … English dictionary
hooter — n 1. British the nose. A common term of the 1950s and 1960s which is still heard. A synonym less widespread on the same lines is bugle . ► The doc says the 30 year old vain singer [Michael Jackson] s hooter is collapsing after being broken so… … Contemporary slang
hooter — [[t]hu͟ːtə(r)[/t]] hooters N COUNT A hooter is a device such as a horn that makes a hooting noise. [BRIT, OLD FASHIONED] … English dictionary
hooter — sirena statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. hooter; siren vok. Heuler, m; Sirene, f rus. сирена, f pranc. sirène, f … Fizikos terminų žodynas
hooter — noun Date: 1856 1. one that hoots 2. often vulgar breast usually used in plural … New Collegiate Dictionary
hooter — /hooh teuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that hoots. 2. Brit. a car horn. 3. Brit. Slang. the nose. [1665 75; HOOT1 + ER1] * * * … Universalium