[ hoo-chee mah-muh ]
/ ˈhu tʃi ˌmɑ mə /
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THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
Question 1 of 7
In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Sometimes hootch·y ma·ma .
Origin of hoochie mama
First recorded in 1990–95
Words nearby hoochie mama
Hon. Sec., Honshu, hoo, hooch, hoochie, hoochie mama, hoochinoo, hood, hooded, hooded crow, hooded seal
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