Definition of oxter in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈäkstər/


Scottish & Northern English
A person’s armpit.
Example sentences
  • The waft of an autumnal Scottish breeze over your thighs, under your oxters or across your belly button can be as refreshing for the mind as it is for the body.
  • The place was awash with yellow anoraks, smelly oxters and hairy legs.
  • Indeed, he's up to his oxters in them at the moment.


Old English ōhsta, ōxta.

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Syllabification: ox·ter

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