St. Louis Breakdown:

"South City Hoosier" - These are hoosiers that have all the hoosier trademarks and live south of Highway 44. Almost all of the men work in the automotive field. The women usually are the ones buying Basic cigarettes and scratch-off tickets at a South Grand gas station on Wednesday mornings while thier 7 and 9 year old kids are listening to Eminem in the Astro van.

"South County Hoosier" - These hoosiers aren't always poor rednecks. In fact, most of them own homes and have decent jobs. Look for fishing boats in the driveways, Christmas lights in May and stockpiles of Busch Light beer. Many of the men are hunters and/or fishermen and all have buddies that can fix your car. The women usually have part-time jobs, and slightly newer vans. Many south county hoosiers grew up as south city hoosiers.

"Jefferson County Hoosier" - These hoosiers are a wily bunch. Most drive pickup trucks and have boots that are heavily stained and torn to shreds. They usually start sentences with "hey man..." and all of thier stories are about thier brother-in-law. They too hunt, but can't afford to have thier deer stuffed and mounted like most South County Hoosiers. Almost all of these hoosiers are extremely conservative, and very few work in St. Louis. The women generally wear clothes from 1993 and rock 80's style femullets and bangs. Most smoke menthol cigarettes but will buy the non-menthol brands for thier 14 year old sons named Levi.

"St. Charles Hoosiers" - St.Chares hoosiers are rare sightings. They look normal, and drive nice trucks but almost always live in a home that contains wheels. They have money for stuff like Imo's pizza and Bud Light beer, but only on Saturday's or during Rams's games. They often don't even know that they are in fact hoosiers because they live in St. Charles, howvever the burger king bags on they're floorboards and Z107.7 stickers on their cars are a dead giveaway.

South City - "We went to Ted Drewe's last night"
"Oh yeah, how was that?"
"It was alright, but a total hoosier-fest!"

South County - "I was pulling out of my street and my freakin' hoosier neighbors' dog ran right in front of my car!"

Jefferson County - "Hey man do you have a copy of AC/DC's Back in Black at your place? My damn brother-in-law borrowed mine like three weeks ago, and I aint seen it since!"

St. Charles - "I met some girl at Harrah's but the minute she started talking about how she filed a restraining order against her ex, I knew I was dealing with a full-fledged hoosier!"
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People who cannot drive anything, even the basketball.
Person 1: "I almost got hit three times on the drive to work today."
Person 2: "You must be from Indiana!"
Person 1: "Yep, Home of the Hoosiers."
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An elaborate game involving at least three people.

The players stand in a wide circle, and regularly switch places. There are many possible rounds, most which have not been recorded.
"Hey man, wanna play some Hoosier?"

"Yeah dude! As long as we include the Blind Round!"
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in st. louis, mo this term refers to a redneck or hillbilly, so basically most of the white people. outside of stl, hoosier is not widely recognized to have this definition. this confuses outsiders greatly when visiting the city.
Jesus h crist, jon is such a goddamn hoosier! did you see him chewing that tobacco? what a nasty bitch!
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A native of Indiana that would otherwise be described as a hick. Tends to be very provincial, viewing Indiana as the center of the universe, while reflecting the interests, habits, and dialect of working class people of the state. Politically conservative.
Jim Bob, from Seymour Indiana, is a proud Hoosier who drives a pickup truck with an American Flag waving from it, loves auto racing and basketball, wears a mullet, uses words such as "aint" or "y'all", and considers people from a large city such as New York or Chicago as being weird, un-American big city slickers.
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Is anyone who is less sophisticated than you.

Origin. Dates back to the 1860's when Pro-South Baptist Indianans moved to St. Louis County and fought Abolitionist German Catholics in a number of battles during the Civil War. Most of the City was Pro-Union and refered to Southern sympathizing County residents as Hoosiers.

Non St. Louis examples are found in the David Mamet penned remake of "We're no Angels" starring Sean Penn and Robt. DeNiro. Penn's Character says... "I look like a Hoosier or something." Also in Joseph Pistones Autobiographical "Donnie Brasco," Sonny Black uses Hoosier as an epithet.
For example if I were an eighth grade graduate then I would think that all those who dropped out in seventh grade were Hoosiers. If I wore a mullet all those with rat tails would be Hoosiers.

Also used in the common quip... "Hoosier daddy," as a joke on someones questionable paternity.

I have a masters degree and live in Portland, OR. To me those folks who live in West County, Clayton, U-City and Ladue that only have Bachelors degrees are Hoosiers
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Someone that is not current in social circumstances or attire. This person is in the middle between farm raised and white trash (WT). This person is friendly and would not try and hurt others, unlike WT.
Sam drives a camaro, he wheres flannel shirts, and has a mullet.

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Derived from the banks of the Ohio river, especially in southern Indiana, when people would (knife) fight and someone would lose an ear (def. 1).
Drunk Observer: "Hey, Ya'll, who's ear (hoosier)."
My German Uncle in Christmas Mass: "Alex, stop chewing gum in church like a Hoosier!"
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