liquor illicitly distilled and distributed.
Other definitions for hooch (2 of 3)
a thatched hut of southeast Asia.
any living quarters, as a barracks.
(especially during the Korean War)
a prostitute's dwelling.
any place, as a house, room, or shack, where a serviceman sets up housekeeping with a local woman.
- Also hooch·ie [hoo-chee] /ˈhu tʃi/ .
Other definitions for Hooch (3 of 3)
Pie·ter de [pee-ter duh; Dutch pee-tuhrduh], /ˈpi tər də; Dutch ˈpi tər də/, 1629?–88?, Dutch painter.
- Also Hoogh.
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How to use hooch in a sentence
I learned how to sleep standing up, and how to spike chewing tobacco with jailhouse hooch fermented from cans of fruit cocktail.
Watching her drown her sorrows in hooch and then get beat up by Crazy Eyes in the showers was ghastly…but great television.Inside ‘Orange Is the New Black’ S2, Eps. 6-12: About That Shocking Incest Scene | Kevin Fallon, Marlow Stern | June 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
By hooch-time we had found a secure path to the sea-ice, one hundred and eighty feet below.The Home of the Blizzard | Douglas Mawson
All hell was fixing to bust loose in there, and he, Peter de hooch, was right next to it.
"Because a half is eight point two eight per cent heavier than a hole," said de hooch.
British Dictionary definitions for hooch (1 of 2)
informal, mainly US and Canadian alcoholic drink, esp illicitly distilled spirits
British Dictionary definitions for Hooch (2 of 2)
Pieter de (ˈpiːtər də). 1629–?1684, Dutch genre painter, noted esp for his light effects
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