Definitions

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  • n. A hooligan.

Etymologies

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hooligan and -ie

Examples

  • The hoolie is the major fundraiser for the Joseph W. McCarthy Memorial Scholarship.

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  • The hoolie, which is a music-based party, begins at 5: 30 p.m. at City Park Grill in Petoskey.

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  • Having missed out on the predicted snow yet again this week woke up to a howling hoolie of a gale and rainstorm and couldn't think of a good reason to get up other than to find some breakfast and a bucket of tea and take it back to bed, which I did.

    Sunday Salon

  • Casuals United (the name drawn from the football hoolie “casual” movement of the early 1980s) have also been quieter of late; the aims and aspirations and mission statements of the three groups are absolutely identical: avowedly non-racist, patriotic, anti-Muslim extremist, strongly pro British armed forces etc - and all seem to be drawn from the football terraces.

    The roots of the EDL

  • Parrentlee we am due a reel hoolie ob a storm on mundai-teh werst dis winter so tehy say.

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  • Weatherfield soap were busy getting jazzed up for their 50th birthday hoolie.

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  • But I'd have passed on any kind of Hogmanay hoolie, black tie or black fishnets.

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  • The latest news is his pet minder, a well known old hoolie from the 70's, has just turned anti-glazer.

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  • VIDEO Hoolie March 12: Society raises a glass for fundraising John Richey (front) and Gail Gerrie (left) will be playing Irish tunes for the Robert Emmet Society hoolie.

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  • This will be Merry's first hoolie, and she noted that she's looking forward to meeting and talking to different members of the Robert Emmet Society.

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  • Love it! Thanks, yarb!

    September 25, 2007

  • A sudden squall or gale, esp. at sea. Used in phrase "to blow a hoolie". E.g. "it may be closing time, but you can't expect us to leave the pub while it's blowing a hoolie outside."

    September 25, 2007