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Definition of hoopie


  • A person who listens to "classic rock" (late 60s through 70s). Usually wear denim, boots. Often found living in the hinterland of a major city.
    That club was full of hoopies.

    Last edited on May 16 2011. Submitted by P.F. Wilson from Cincinnati, OH, USA on Jan 12 2000.

  • Also used to describe extremely stupid people or people that are dressed weird or that are dressed lazily.
    She is dressed like a hoopie today she don't mach at all.

    Last edited on May 16 2011. Submitted by Nikkie C. on May 01 2005.

  • A generally dirty person from the country or the south. Someone who is mismatched.
    Dang the lights where out to day so I dressed in the dark and MAN do I look like a hoopie.

    Last edited on May 16 2011. Submitted by Nikkie C. on May 01 2005.

  • Hoopie was a slang name for the young men who worked for barrel making shops, called cooperages. The hoopies made the metal bands that went around the barrels. Many of these barrels were made for shipping in the pottery industry to be able to ship china via the railroads. It was a low skilled job, thus the slang use for someone not exceptionally following the norm.

    Last edited on Sep 07 2012. Submitted by Anonymous on Sep 07 2012.

  • Old car usually driven up to and around camp. I'm taking the hoopie to town

    Last edited on Mar 20 2014. Submitted by Anonymous on Mar 20 2014.

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