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Noun: hooter  hoo-tu(r)
  1. [informal] The organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals
    - nose, olfactory organ, beak [informal], honker [informal], nozzle [informal], snoot [informal], snout [informal], schnozzle [informal], schnoz [informal], conk [Brit, informal]
     
  2. A device on an automobile for making a warning noise
    - automobile horn, car horn, motor horn, horn
     
  3. Nocturnal bird of prey with hawk-like beak and claws and large head with front-facing eyes
    - owl, bird of Minerva, bird of night

Derived forms: hooters

Type of: alarm, alarm system, bird of prey, chemoreceptor, raptor, raptorial bird, warning device

Part of: auto [informal], autocar [archaic], automobile [N. Amer], car, face, human face, motorcar, order Strigiformes, Strigiformes, upper respiratory tract, wheel [informal]

Encyclopedia: Hooter