Hoosier

noun
Hoo·sier | \ ˈhü-zhər \

Definition of Hoosier 

: a native or resident of Indiana used as a nickname

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Hoosier adjective

First Known Use of Hoosier

1826, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Hoosier

perhaps alteration of English dialect hoozer anything large of its kind

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