nouninformal, chiefly Canadian
A foolish or uncultivated person.
- Thomson, in addition to sounding, as he always does, like a hoser, incomprehensibly also makes the not-quite 50-year-old Gould seem like a foot-dragging duffer.
- Okay, hosers, you'll have to see the movie, eh?
- I snorted, crossing my arms. ‘I was born with a plastic spoon in my mouth, hosers.’
1980s: of uncertain origin; popularized by characters on the Canadian television show SCTV (1980–82).
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