(Austral & NZ, informal) a hooligan
[hoop, hoo p] /hup, hʊp/ noun 1. a circular band or ring of metal, wood, or other stiff material. 2. such a band for holding together the staves of a cask, tub, etc. 3. a large ring of iron, wood, plastic, etc., used as a plaything for a child to roll along the ground. 4. […]
verb [echoic fr the sound of a blow, perhaps influenced by dialect whup and whop, ”whip”] noun
noun, Furniture. 1. a chair back having the uprights and crest rail in a continuous arched form. 2. .
[hoo-per, hoo p-er] /ˈhu pər, ˈhʊp ər/ noun 1. a person who makes or puts hoops on barrels, tubs, etc.; a cooper. /ˈhuːpə/ noun 1. a rare word for cooper