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Hoosier

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noun Hoo·sier \ˈhü-zhər\

Definition of Hoosier

  1. :  a native or resident of Indiana —used as a nickname

Hoosier adjective


Origin of hoosier

perhaps alteration of English dialect hoozer anything large of its kind


First Known Use: 1826


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