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Hooper vs Hooped - What's the difference?

hooper | hooped |

As a proper noun hooper

is .

As a verb hooped is




(wikipedia hooper)


(en noun)
  • One who applies hoops to casks or tubs.
  • Someone who hula hoops.
  • The European whistling, or wild, swan (Olor cygnus ); called also hooper swan, whooping swan, and elk.
  • hooped



  • (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)