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Definition of a hoosier



  • white trash, seems to be confined in use to Missouri.
    Look at that hoosier.

    Last edited on May 16 2011. Submitted by Holly from Missouri, USA on Jan 21 2000.

  • An unsophisticated person with no class or couth. Dresses unfashionably and doesn't know how to act in public. Sometimes there is the implication of being from the country and/or a poorer part of town.
    That hoosier has five rusty cars parked on his front lawn.
    That Motley Crew T-shirt is totally hoosier.

    Last edited on Jun 09 2003. Submitted by Anonymous from St Louis, MO, USA on Jun 09 2003.

  • a resident of Indiana, USA.

    Citation from "Court: No right to resist illegal cop entry into home",, Dan Carden, May 13 2011 censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on May 13 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on May 13 2011.

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