Definition of oxter in English:


Syllabification: ox·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈäkstər


Scottish & Northern English
  • A person’s armpit.
    More 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.

More definitions of oxter

Definition of oxter in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day maelstrom
Pronunciation: ˈmālˌsträm
a powerful whirlpool in the sea