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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 ?
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