Definition of Hoser

1. Noun. (Canada slang) Back when Hockey was played on frozen ponds and lakes the losers of the hockey game would have to hose the lakes to become clean, smooth ice. They were tagged "Hosers". ¹



2. Noun. (Canada slang) A clumsy, boorish person, especially an uncouth, beer-drinking man. ¹

3. Noun. (Canada slang) A person whose self interest often outweighs any ethical considerations. ¹

4. Noun. (Canada slang) Not an overtly criminal individual, but one known to participate in petty infractions and rule bending. Example: A hoser would consume food or alcoholic beverages, typically pizza and beer, with complete disregard to ownership or sharing. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hoser

1. an uncouth man [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoser

hosebeast
hosebeasts
hosed
hosehead
hoseheads
hosel
hoseless
hoselike
hosels
hosemonkey
hosen
hosepipe
hosepipes
hoser (current term)
hosers
hoses
hosey
hoseyed
hoseying
hoseys
hoshin kanri
hosier
hosieries
hosiers
hosiery
hosing
hosings
hosp

Literary usage of Hoser

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1863)
"... daughter of one hoser who held a similar office. He had a brother, Fritz, who died in his ninth year, and a sister, Luise, who married Meyer, ..."

2. Supplementary Papers (1886)
"Tibetans denote them by the general name of hoser k'aga, which means " Five hoser tribes," and call their country Hor or Horko. ..."

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