hooch

noun (1)
\ˈhüch \

Definition of hooch 

(Entry 1 of 3)

slang

: alcoholic liquor especially when inferior or illicitly made or obtained

hooch

noun (2)
\ˈhüch \
variants: or hootch

Definition of hooch (Entry 2 of 3)

slang

: a usually thatched hut broadly : dwelling

Hooch

biographical name
\ˈhōḵ \
variants: or Hoogh

Definition of Hooch (Entry 3 of 3)

Pieter de 1629–after 1684 Dutch painter

First Known Use of hooch

Noun (1)

1897, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1960, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hooch

Noun (1)

short for hoochinoo, a distilled liquor made by the Hoochinoo (Hutsnuwu) Indians, a Tlingit tribe

Noun (2)

modification of Japanese uchi house

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