hootchy-kootchy

/hutʃi-ˈkutʃi/ (say hoohchee-'koohchee)

noun US
a suggestive or indecent dance, similar to a belly dance.
{US 1890s; origin unknown, but perhaps a fanciful notion of an exotic or foreign name}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Hootchy-Kootchy — Shimmy ist ein aus dem Foxtrott entstandener Gesellschaftstanz, der etwa um 1918 in den USA kreiert wurde. Mit der Verbreitung des Jazz entwickelte sich dieser auch als Shimmy sha wabble oder Hootchy Kootchy (von „to cooch“ = mit dem Hintern… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hootchy-kootchy — noun or hootchie kootchie |hüchē|küchē, |hüchi|küchi; also hootchy kootch |küch; or hoochie coochie or hoochy koochy ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • hootchy-kootchy — /hooh chee kooh chee/, n., pl. hootchy kootchies. cooch. Also, hootchie kootchie, hootchy kootch. [1895 1900; orig. uncert.] * * * …   Universalium

  • hootchy-kootchy — hootch•y kootch•y [[t]ˈhu tʃiˈku tʃi[/t]] n. pl. kootch•ies mad sbz a sinuous, quasi Oriental dance performed by a woman and characterized chiefly by suggestive gyrating and shaking of the body …   From formal English to slang

  • hootchy-kootch — noun see hootchy kootchy …   Useful english dictionary

  • cooch — /koohch/, n. a sinuous, quasi Oriental dance performed by a woman and characterized chiefly by suggestive gyrating and shaking of the body. Also, cootch. Also called cooch dance, hootchy kootchy, coochie coochie /kooh chee kooh chee/. [1940 45;… …   Universalium

  • hooch|ie-cooch|ie — «HOO chee KOO chee», noun, adjective. = hootchy kootchy. (Cf. ↑hootchy kootchy) …   Useful english dictionary

  • hootch|y-kootch|y — «HOO chee KOO chee», noun, adjective. –n. U.S. Slang. a seductive dance consisting primarily of bodily contortions by a scantily clad female performer, featured especially at carnival side shows. –adj. of or characteristic of a hootchy kootchy:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hoochie — noun Etymology: perhaps from hootchy (as in hootchy kootchy exotic dance) Date: 1991 slang a sexually promiscuous young woman …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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