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[hoh-zer] /ˈhoʊ zər/
noun, Canadian Slang.
a person who is considered unintelligent or uncouth, especially a beer-drinking man. Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for hoser


(US, slang) a person who swindles or deceives others
(Canadian, slang) an unsophisticated, esp rural, person
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for hoser

"contemptible person," also hose-head, by 1982, a term popularized by the Canadian parody comic sketch "Great White North" with the fictional McKenzie Brothers on SCTV.

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Slang definitions & phrases for hoser



  1. A contemptible and obnoxious person, esp a man; dork, jerk: Reagan is a hoser (1980s+ Students)
  2. (also hosehead) A Canadian, esp a simple and durable northern type •Originated by comedians Dave Thomas and Rick Moranis for the television skits called ''The Great White North,'' where it was used by the mentally challenged Mackenzie brothers: unavailable to us hosers, but can be bought down south/ unlike their hoser cousins (1980s+ Canadian)
  3. A very sexually active male; cocksman, Swordsman: Bill has slept with three girls this week. What a hoser! (1980s+ Students)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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