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hoot·er

 (ho͞o′tər)
n.
1. One that hoots, especially an owl.
2. hooters Vulgar Slang A woman's breasts.

hooter

(ˈhuːtə)
n
1. a person or thing that hoots, esp a car horn
2. slang a nose

hoot•er

(ˈhu tər)
n.
1. a person or thing that hoots.
2. Usu., hooters. Slang: Sometimes Vulgar. a woman's breasts.
[1825–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hooter - informal terms for the nosehooter - informal terms for the nose    
nose, olfactory organ - the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals; "he has a cold in the nose"
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
2.hooter - a device on an automobile for making a warning noisehooter - a device on an automobile for making a warning noise
alarm system, warning device, alarm - a device that signals the occurrence of some undesirable event
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
horn button - a button that you press to activate the horn of an automobile
3.hooter - nocturnal bird of prey with hawk-like beak and claws and large head with front-facing eyeshooter - nocturnal bird of prey with hawk-like beak and claws and large head with front-facing eyes
bird of prey, raptor, raptorial bird - any of numerous carnivorous birds that hunt and kill other animals
owlet - young owl
Athene noctua, little owl - small European owl
horned owl - large owls having prominent ear tufts
great gray owl, great grey owl, Strix nebulosa - large dish-faced owl of northern North America and western Eurasia
Strix aluco, tawny owl - reddish-brown European owl having a round head with black eyes
barred owl, Strix varia - large owl of eastern North America having its breast and abdomen streaked with brown
Otus asio, screech owl - small North American owl having hornlike tufts of feathers whose call sounds like a quavering whistle
screech owl - any owl that has a screeching cry
scops owl - any of several small owls having ear tufts and a whistling call
spotted owl, Strix occidentalis - a large owl of North America found in forests from British Columbia to central Mexico; has dark brown plumage and a heavily spotted chest
hoot owl - any owl that hoots as distinct from screeching
hawk owl, Surnia ulula - grey-and-white diurnal hawk-like owl of northern parts of the northern hemisphere
Asio otus, long-eared owl - slender European owl of coniferous forests with long ear tufts
laughing owl, Sceloglaux albifacies, laughing jackass - almost extinct owl of New Zealand
barn owl, Tyto alba - mottled buff and white owl often inhabiting barns and other structures; important in rodent control
Translations
بوق المَصْنَع
houkačkasiréna
hornsirene
sírena, flauta
húkačka
fabrika düdüğükornasiren

hooter

[ˈhuːtəʳ] (Brit) N
1. [of ship, factory] → sirena f (Aut) (o.f.) → bocina f, claxon m (esp LAm)
2. (= nose) → napia f

hooter

[ˈhuːtər] n
(British) (= horn) → klaxon m
[factory] → sirène f

hooter

n (Brit)
(Aut) → Hupe f; (at factory) → Sirene f
(inf: = nose) → Zinken m (inf)

hooter

[ˈhuːtəʳ] n (Brit) (of ship, factory) → sirena (Aut) → clacson m inv, tromba (d'automobile) (Brit) (fam) (nose) → nasone m

hoot

(huːt) verb
1. to sound the horn of a car etc. The driver hooted (his horn) at the old lady.
2. (of car etc horns, sirens etc) to make a loud noise, as a warning, signal etc. You can't leave the factory till the siren hoots.
3. (of owls) to call out. An owl hooted in the wood.
4. (of people) to make a loud noise of laughter or disapproval. They hooted with laughter.
noun
1. the sound of a car etc horn, a siren etc.
2. the call of an owl.
3. a loud shout of laughter or disapproval.
ˈhooter noun
an instrument which makes a hooting sound. the factory hooter.
not care a hoot / two hoots
not to care in the least. He doesn't care two hoots what anyone thinks of him.
References in classic literature ?
For example, men leave a factory for dinner when the hooter sounds at twelve o'clock.
Limited Tenders are invited for Supply of hooter:Electrical hooter QTY 1.
I thought it would be funny to make Tess a bit rough, give her a big hooter and goofy teeth.
The car hooter should be sounded only as a warning as for instance when approaching a humped-back bridge or a blind narrow corner.
I have taken the liberty of sending you a poem called The Pit's Hooter, I only wrote it in the year of 2008.
So the residents' welfare association of the two blocks has installed the hooter and hired a watchman to keep an eye on the water supply and turn on the siren when the supply begins.
E2S, Europe's leading manufacturer of audible and visual warning devices for fire, security, industrial process, marine, disaster warning and hazardous area applications, has developed complex new digital to analogue software and amplifier technology that enables its sounders to mimic, in one product, an industrial hooter, high and medium frequency mechanical sirens, a buzzer and a bell with amazing fidelity.
Yes, the bikini-clad Hooter girl poster was tasteless, but the poster that replaced it with the dog in the T-shirt was adorable.
THE hooter will no longer signal the end of play in Super League and National League matches this year.
GET your hooter out for the boys" - that's the message from the ladies' game to the men after last week's enthralling All Ireland final.
GAA chiefs last night pledged that their clock and hooter system will be used in the 2015 senior football and hurling Championships.
But they were denied a win on the back of a Wakefield try scored by Jamie Rooney two tackles after the half-time hooter had sounded.