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  • noun Plural form of zoot.


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  • In Harlem, a young black psychologist named Kenneth Clarke interviewed black zoots who had participated in the riot and published an article in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology which attempted to explain the antisocial behavior that had caused the riots.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • View Comments zoots you have got to be kidding!! these two couldn't be further from who should play Laverne and Shirley. nothing against them per se but - for a start, they're not funny.

    Schlemiel! Schlimazel! Jennifer Garner and Jessica Biel May Resurrect LAVERNE & SHIRLEY –

  • Government bans zoots under wartime fabric-conservation standards. 1951: Marlon Brando bares chest in ripped T shirt; "Streetcar Named Desire" look later embraced by beer-swilling, belly-bulging football addicts.

    Informal Immortals

  • Ayez naemed 4 mah gr. granmah, iz juss Sallie, nuttin moar, butt it zoots mii.

    …tonight - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • I'm reasonably sure I identified the source of the zoot suit the demon was wearing, incidentally, but zoots are one of my favorite styles of suits.

    dinner, shopping, buffy, Woo

  • I took three of those twenty-five-cent sepia-toned, while-you-wait pictures of myself, posed the way "hipsters" wearing their zoots would "cool it" - hat dangled, knees drawn close together, feet wide apart, both index fingers jabbed toward the floor.

    The Autobiography of Malcolm X

  • They had colorful bandleaders like 'Fess Williams in his diamond-studded suit and top hat, and Cab Calloway in his white zoot suit to end all zoots, and his wide-brimmed white hat and string tie, setting Harlem afire with "Tiger Rag" and "St. James Infirmary" and "Minnie the Moocher."

    The Autobiography of Malcolm X


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