[ hooch ]
/ hutʃ /
noun Military Slang.
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.
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Also hooch·ie [hoo-chee] /ˈhu tʃi/.
Words nearby hooch
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British Dictionary definitions for hoochies (1 of 2)
/ (huːtʃ, Dutch hoːx) /
Pieter de (ˈpiːtər də). 1629–?1684, Dutch genre painter, noted esp for his light effects
British Dictionary definitions for hoochies (2 of 2)
/ (huːtʃ) /
informal, mainly US and Canadian alcoholic drink, esp illicitly distilled spirits
Word Origin for hooch
C20: shortened from Tlingit Hootchinoo, name of a tribe that distilled a type of liquor
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