Origin of Hoosierprobably from dialect, dialectal (Cumberland) hoozer, something big
The definition of a hoosier is a nickname for someone from the state of Indiana or a fan of Indiana University athletics.
An example of a Hoosier is someone who is a fan of Indiana University basketball.
A native or resident of Indiana.
Origin of HoosierOrigin unknown
- An article by Gary Truitt in Hoosier Ag Today magazine explains that it also highlights some of the important aspects of "rural community living."
- The store's authentic Amish furniture inventory includes reproduction furniture such as Hoosier cabinets, chests and children's wooden toys.
- You can display figurines and kitchen collectibles on the top of cupboards, in glass front cupboards, and on (and under) Hoosier cabinets.
- Among the higher passes are Hoosier Pass (10,309 ft.) in the Park Range, and Hayden Divide (10,780) and Veta Pass (9390), both of these across the Sangre de Cristo range; the crossing of the San Miguel chain at Lizard Head Pass (10,250) near Rico; of the Uncompahgre at Dallas Divide (8977) near Ouray; of the Elk and Sawatch ranges at Fremont (11,320), Tennessee (10,229), and Breckenridge (11,470) passes, and the Busk Tunnel, all near Leadville; and Marshall Pass (10,846) above Salida.
- Territory; popularly known as the " Hoosier State."