Hoosier

noun
Hoo·​sier | \ ˈhü-zhər How to pronounce Hoosier (audio) \

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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“Hoosier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hoosier. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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