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hooched (up)

Sl. intoxicated. Sally is too hooched to drive. She got herself hooched up and couldn't give her talk.
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and hootch (hutʃ)
n. hard liquor; any alcoholic beverage, especially if illicitly obtained. Let’s go guzzle some hooch.

hooch hound

and hooch head
n. a drunkard. Jed is a classic hooch hound. He lives for the stuff. Hooch heads unite! You have nothing to lose but your brains!
See also: hooch, hound

hooch head

See also: head, hooch

hooched (up)

mod. alcohol intoxicated. She got herself hooched up and couldn’t give her talk.
See also: hooch, up


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Hooch was kept at the hospital for two days before being discharged on pain relief and antibiotics.
The snake must have been next to a path and Hooch had put his nose into the foliage at the side of the path.
He describes his Hooch as "a well known and a placid animal on the estate" and says he has been left upset by the attack.
At the end of the call I committed to bring Hooch into our home.
We had hooch stored all over the place and that kept us going.
When the two become cellmates Hooch becomes Ben's only confidante, offering the newcomer valuable pieces of advice that will ultimately keep him alive.
Petrie, whose credits include the three ``Beverly Hills Cop'' movies and ``Turner & Hooch,'' is the third person to hold the top WGA spot since the start of 2004 during what has been a tumultuous year politically for the guild.
Somehow we pinpointed the hooch where this VC or NVA was living, and for about four days my element, which was led by Trout, set tip ambushes in the vicinity of that hooch, and several times we, including myself, went to this hooch and asked his wife where he was, but she never cooperated with us.
One of the best-known artists for genre painting was Dutch artist Pieter de Hooch (1629-84).
Lavender-scented linens, Delft tiles, tended gardens, well-swept doorsteps featured in the work of Pieter de Hooch and others.
Images by de Hooch invite a consideration of the gendering of spaces in the relation of interiors to exteriors.
The trick this season is to layerclothes - combine flimsy, ethereal tops and camisoles with long cardigans and blazers We Like: Dorothy Perkins patchworkcord skirt and Hooch faux sheepskin fur trim coat.
Abetted by the naughty scribblings of Oscar Wilde and that old devil hooch, Behan loosens the shackles of his earnest political agenda and reexamines his notions of identity and manhood.