- a person or thing that hoots.
- British. a car horn.
- British Slang. the nose.
Origin of hooter
Examples from the Web for hooter
Contemporary Examples of hooter
It's a hooter you'd only be delighted with if you were a snowman.Kate's First Official Portrait: Will Artist be Sent To Tower for Hideous Picture?
January 11, 2013
Historical Examples of hooter
All too soon the blue peter at half-mast and the blowing of the hooter recalled them.The Bonadventure
Linkin ses "he warn't skeered a hooter, but was only rarin mad."
One of our aeroplanes sounded its hooter and dropped a message about 600 yards away.Notes of a Camp-Follower on the Western Front
E. W. Hornung
The people that call you names or make faces at you after you've saved their silly lives by blowing the hooter at them.
Mr. Arnold, who had come to fetch his wife, was sounding his hooter as a signal on the drive.For the Sake of the School
- a person or thing that hoots, esp a car horn
- slang a nose
Word Origin and History for hooter
by 1823, "anything that hoots," especially an owl, agent noun from hoot (v.). Slang meaning "nose" is from 1958. Meaning "a woman's breast" (usually in plural hooters) attested by 1972. The Hooters restaurant chain began 1983 in Clearwater, Florida, U.S.