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Variant of hooch1.
Variant of hooch2.
(Brewing) a variant spelling of hooch
1. alcoholic liquor.
2. liquor illicitly distilled and distributed.
[1895–1900; shortening of earlier hoochinoo orig. the name of a Tlingit village alleged to be a source of illicit liquor (< Tlingit xucnu·wú literally, brown bear's fort)]
n. Mil. Slang.
1. a thatched hut.
2. any living quarters.
[1950–55, Amer.; probably < Japanese uchi house]
Hooch(hutʃ; Du. hoʊx) also Hoogh,
Pieter de, 1629?–88?, Dutch painter.
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|Noun||1.||hootch - an illicitly distilled (and usually inferior) alcoholic liquor|
alcohol, alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink, inebriant, intoxicant - a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent; "alcohol (or drink) ruined him"
pruno - a liquor concocted from a mixture of ingredients (such as prunes and raisins and milk and sugar) that can be fermented to produce alcohol; made by prison inmates