Hotter vs Hooter - What's the difference?

hotter | hooter |

As nouns the difference between hotter and hooter

is that hotter is (uk|slang) one who steals a vehicle in order to joyride while hooter is a horn in a motor vehicle.

As an adjective hotter

is (hot).

As a verb hotter

is (uk|dialect|north england|dated) to vibrate; to rattle.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




  • (hot)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (UK, slang) One who steals a vehicle in order to joyride.
  • * 1992 , David P. Waddington, Contemporary Issues in Public Disorder (page 209)
  • Unable effectively to give chase to the hotters for fear of endangering the lives of pedestrians and motorists, the police had been forced to play a waiting game


    (en verb)
  • (UK, dialect, North England, dated) To vibrate; to rattle.
  • * 1833 , Thomas Sopwith, An account of the mining districts of Alston Moor, Weardale and Teesdale in Cumberland and Durham (page 137)
  • The jolting, hottering motion of the waggon, the splashing of the water, and the dark and narrow passage, all concur to produce a strange effect






    (en noun)
  • A horn in a motor vehicle.
  • (slang) A nose, especially a large one.
  • (slang, usually, in the plural) A woman's breast.
  • An owl.
  • Synonyms

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