cootie cootie

Definition(s):

  • (n) a parasitic louse that infests the body of human beings

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Usage(s):

  1. During World War I the cootie was a joke to many people who had never been bitten by one.
  2. Given the thankless task of watching over troops on leave, rounding up stragglers during battle, the Military Police got in the soldiers' hair as incessantly as the cootie.

News

  • Former Oneonta fire chief remembered as role model

    Former Oneonta Fire Chief Francis "Cootie" Russo Jr. was remembered by colleagues Monday as a good role model who was passionate about training firefighters and community service.
    on July 9, 2013     Source: The Daily Star

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