hooter hooter  /ˈhu tər/


  1. (n) informal terms for the nose
  2. (n) a device on an automobile for making a warning noise
  3. (n) nocturnal bird of prey with hawk-like beak and claws and large head with front-facing eyes


  1. The caution which a motorist instinctively displays when he no longer has recourse to his hooter is a contribution to the measure we are taking to increase public safety.
  2. To the American press, 40 years ago this weekend, Ringo was the Beatle everyone recognized, with the four rings on each hand, the readiest grin and the prominent hooter.


  • Gunman opens fire on cars in Dallas and Addison; one injured

    Dallas and Addison police investigators have a lot of questions to answer after someone in a car opened fire on at least two other vehicles Monday evening, injuring one motorist. Police said the shooting victim's car ended up in the parking lot of a Hooter's restaurant in the 5000 block of Belt Line Road. He was taken by helicopter ambulance to Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas for treatment ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth


  1. "From coming 20-0 at half time I think it was 17-12 until the hooter," said Andrew. "We were a bit naive, to be honest, to try and play on when the game was over and I think we chased the game a little bit too much in the last ten minutes."
    on Jun 21, 2008 By: Rob Andrew Source: SuperSport

  2. "At the moment we just can't seem to buy a win. Until the 79th minute we had won tonight," captain Steven Bates said. "A try on the hooter, what can you say? It's hard to put words to. We played some good rugby but if anyone has the special...
    on Feb 24, 2007 By: Steven Bates Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "That's driving us but it's also not driving us," fullback Billy Slater says. "It's in the back of your mind. I'll never forget when that hooter sounded and we were seven points behind in a grand final. It's not something you forget. We've...
    on Sep 26, 2007 By: Billy Slater Source: Stuff.co.nz

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