iron in the form of thin strips for bonding masonry, holding barrels together, etc.
[hoop-muh n, hoo p-] /ˈhup mən, ˈhʊp-/ noun, plural hoopmen. Sports Slang. 1. a basketball player.
[hoop-lah] /ˈhup lɑ/ noun, Informal. 1. bustling excitement or activity; commotion; hullabaloo; to-do. 2. sensational publicity; ballyhoo. 3. speech or writing intended to mislead or to obscure an issue. /ˈhuːplɑː/ noun 1. (Brit) a fairground game in which a player tries to throw a hoop over an object and so win it 2. (US & […]
[hoop-muh n, hoo p-] /ˈhup mən, ˈhʊp-/ noun, plural hoopmen. Sports Slang. 1. a basketball player. adjective Drunk: He would be orry-eyed before nightfall [1940s+; origin uncertain; perhaps fr hoary, ”frosty, hence icy, glazed,” with later dropping of the h to avoid whore]
[hoo-poo] /ˈhu pu/ noun 1. any Old World bird of the family Upupidae, especially Upupa epops, of Europe, having an erectile, fanlike crest. /ˈhuːpuː/ noun 1. an Old World bird, Upupa epops, having a pinkish-brown plumage with black-and-white wings and an erectile crest: family Upupidae, order Coraciiformes (kingfishers, etc) n. 1660s, from Latin upupa, imitative […]