noun Date: 1856 1. one that hoots 2. often vulgar breast — usually used in plural

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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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 — ► NOUN 1) Brit. a siren, steam whistle, or horn. 2) informal a person s nose …   English terms 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 — /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

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