slang A drunkard or alcoholic. "Hooch" is a slang name for liquor, especially that which has been made or sold illegally. He used to be a successful used car salesman. Now he's just a washed-up old hoocher. A couple of hoochers were passing a bottle around in the park next to the liquor store.
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n. a drunkard. A hootcher staggered in and staggered right out again.
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