hoop

  • 1 Hoop — Hoop, n. [OE. hope; akin to D. hoep, hoepel.] 1. A pliant strip of wood or metal bent in a circular form, and united at the ends, for holding together the staves of casks, tubs, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. A ring; a circular band; anything resembling… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Hoop — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Edward Hoop (1925−2008), deutscher Pädagoge, Historiker und Schriftsteller Hein Hoop (1927–1986), deutscher Schriftsteller und Künstler Imbi Hoop (* 1988), estnische Fußballspielerin Jaap de Hoop Scheffer… …

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  • 3 hoop — hoop; hoop·erat·ing; hoop·ing; hoop·la; hoop·less; hoop·man; hoop·ster; hoop·er; …

    English syllables

  • 4 hoop — [ho͞op; ] also [ hoop] n. [ME < OE hop, akin to Du hoep, OFris hop, prob. < IE * keub < base * keu , to bend, curve > Lith kabė̃, a hook] 1. a circular band or ring for holding together the staves of a barrel, cask, etc. 2. anything… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 hoop — [hu:p US hup, hu:p] n [: Old English; Origin: hop] 1.) a large ring made of wood, metal, plastic etc 2.) a large ring that children used to play with in the past, or that ↑circus animals are made to jump through 3.) a) the ring that you have to… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 Hoop — Hoop, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hooped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hooping}.] 1. To bind or fasten with hoops; as, to hoop a barrel or puncheon. [1913 Webster] 2. To clasp; to encircle; to surround. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Hoop — Hoop, v. i. [OE. houpen; cf. F. houper to hoop, to shout; a hunting term, prob. fr. houp, an interj. used in calling. Cf. {Whoop}.] 1. To utter a loud cry, or a sound imitative of the word, by way of call or pursuit; to shout. [Usually written… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 hoop — [ hup ] noun count 1. ) an object in the shape of a circle, usually made of metal, plastic, or wood: a basketball hoop hoop earrings a ) a large ring used in a CIRCUS for animals to jump through b ) a large ring that children use for jumping… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 9 hoop — (n.) late 12c., probably from an unrecorded O.E. *hop, from P.Gmc. *hopa , a Low German Frisian word (Cf. O.Fris. hop, M.Du., Du. hoep hoop, O.N. hop a small bay ). As something someone jumps through (on horseback) as a circus trick, by 1793.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 Hoop — Hoop, v. t. [Written also whoop.] 1. To drive or follow with a shout. To be hooped out of Rome. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To call by a shout or peculiar cry. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 Hoop — Hoop, n. 1. A shout; a whoop, as in whooping cough. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) The hoopoe. See {Hoopoe}. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 Hoop-La — is a 1933 film which is notable as the final film appearance of actress Clara Bow. Bow plays as a carnival performer who sets out to seduce the boss son in order to win a bet. Also in the cast are Preston Foster, Richard Cromwell, and Minna… …

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  • 13 hoop-la — hoopˈ la interjection • • • Main Entry: ↑hoop …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 hoop|la — «HOOP lah», noun. Informal. 1. excitement; hullabaloo: »Most of our present hoopla about space is certainly in this category (New Scientist). 2. sensational publicity; ballyhoo. Also, whoopla. ╂B>probably < French …

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  • 15 Hoop [1] — Hoop, im Hannöverschen 1/16 Himten …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 16 Hoop [2] — Hoop (spr. Huhp), Herrnhutercolonie im britischen Guayana …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 17 Hoop [3] — Hoop (spr. Huhp), van der H., ein altadeliges, aus Holland stammendes, gegenwärtig im Großherzogthum Hessen angesessenes u. 1855 in den Freiherrnstand erhobenes Geschlecht, dessen jetziger Chef ist: Freiherr Ferdinand, Sohn des 1857 verstorbenen… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 18 hoop — ► NOUN 1) a rigid circular band. 2) a large ring used as a toy or for circus performers to jump through. 3) chiefly Brit. a metal arch through which the balls are hit in croquet. 4) a contrasting horizontal band on a sports shirt or cap. ► VERB ▪ …

    English terms dictionary

  • 19 hoop|er — «HUP uhr, HOO puhr», noun. a craftsman who fits the hoops on casks, barrels, and other containers; cooper …

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  • 20 Hoop — A hoop is an object in the form of a circular band (resembling a geometrical torus or toroid). Hoops are made of various materials in various sizes for various uses: * hoop skirts are constructed with hoops to hold the fabric of the garment away… …

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