Definition of Hootier

1. hooty [adj] - See also: hooty



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hootier

hoosh
hooshed
hooshes
hooshing
hoot
hoot owl
hootch
hootches
hootchie
hootchies
hooted
hootenannies
hootenanny
hooter
hooters
hootier (current term)
hootiest
hootin' tootin'
hooting
hootings
hoots
hooty
hoove
hooved
hooven
hoover up
hoovered
hoovering
hoovers
hooves

Literary usage of Hootier

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1. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"... exclaims " who's yere 1" However, the word originally was not hootier at all, ... hootier being an abbreviation of this. I can remember that in 1834, ..."

2. The biblical museum by James Comper Gray (1872)
"... yet the authority of man is, if we mark it, the key which openeth the door of entrance into the knowledge of the Scripture."— hootier. cJ. ..."

3. A Popular School History of the United States: In which are Inserted as Part by John Jacob Anderson (1880)
"Indiana ia known as the hootier State, toad, its inhabitants as Hoosiers. "The word is said to be a corruption of husher, formerly a common term for a bully ..."

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