Hooped vs Hooded - What's the difference?

hooped | hooded |

As verbs the difference between hooped and hooded

is that hooped is (hoop) while hooded is (hood).

As an adjective hooded is

wearing a hood.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




  • (hoop)

  • hoop


    (wikipedia hoop)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) hoop, hoope, from (etyl) ). More at (l).


    (en noun)
  • A circular band of metal used to bind a barrel.
  • A ring; a circular band; anything resembling a hoop.
  • the cheese hoop , or cylinder in which the curd is pressed in making cheese
  • (mostly, in plural) A circle, or combination of circles, of thin whalebone, metal, or other elastic material, used for expanding the skirts of ladies' dresses; crinoline.
  • * Alexander Pope
  • stiff with hoops , and armed with ribs of whale
  • A quart pot; so called because originally bound with hoops, like a barrel. Also, a portion of the contents measured by the distance between the hoops.
  • (UK, obsolete) An old measure of capacity, variously estimated at from one to four pecks.
  • (Halliwell)
  • (plural) The game of basketball.
  • A hoop earring.
  • (Australia, metonym, informal, dated) A jockey; from a common pattern on the blouse''.hoop”, entry in 1989 , Joan Hughes, ''Australian Words and Their Origins , page 261.
  • Derived terms
    * hula hoop * jump through hoops


    (en verb)
  • To bind or fasten using a hoop.
  • to hoop a barrel or puncheon
  • To clasp; to encircle; to surround.
  • (Shakespeare)

    Etymology 2


    (en noun)
  • A shout; a whoop, as in whooping cough.
  • The hoopoe.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • (dated) To utter a loud cry, or a sound imitative of the word, by way of call or pursuit; to shout.
  • (dated) To whoop, as in whooping cough.
  • Derived terms
    * hooping cough (Webster 1913)








  • wearing a hood
  • covered with a hood
  • shaped like a hood
  • (of an animal) having a crest or similar elastic skin in the neck area
  • (of clothing) fitted with a hood
  • A hooded anorak.

    Derived terms

    * hooded crane * hooded crow * hooded grebe * hooded gull * hooded justice * hooded merganser * hooded oriole * hooded pitohui * hooded seal * hooded sheldrake * hooded snake * hooded spirits * hooded sweatshirt * hooded tickspider * hooded tops * hooded vulture * hooded warbler * hooded wheatear


  • (hood)