- a sinuous, quasi-Oriental dance performed by a woman and characterized chiefly by suggestive gyrating and shaking of the body.
Origin of cooch
First recorded in 1940–45; apparently short for hootchy-kootchy
Also called cooch dance, hootchy-kootchy, cooch·ie-cooch·ie [koo-chee-koo-chee] /ˈku tʃiˈku tʃi/.
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Examples from the Web for cooch
For his final push, Cooch is bringing in Rand Paul and Marco Rubio.Virginia Is for Sanity Lovers
November 4, 2013
Aye, ye were lying on the cooch like a wax-work figger when I came in.Captain Calamity
In 1772 they carried off the Maharajah of Cooch Behar as a prisoner.
At the time of this visit the Maharajah was the only member of the family in Cooch Behar.
The following day started and reached Cooch Behar territory, after crossing a considerable but fordable stream.
The contrast between the desolate territories of Bootan, and the sheet of cultivation presented by Cooch Behar was striking.
Word Origin and History for cooch
"vagina," slang, c.2003, short for coochie.
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