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hooter

noun uk   /ˈhuː.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/

hooter noun (NOSE)

[C] UK old-fashioned informal a nose

hooter noun (DEVICE)

[C] old-fashioned an electrical device that makes a loud noise, often to mark the start or end of work at a factory

hooter noun (BREASTS)

hooters [plural] US slang a woman's breasts. This use of the word is considered offensive.
Translations of “hooter”
in Chinese (Traditional) 鼻子…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鼻子…
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