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hooptie Syllabification: hoop·tie
Pronunciation: /ˈho͞optē/

Definition of hooptie in English:


US informal
A car, especially an old or dilapidated one.
Example sentences
  • After I fight for 20 minutes with the ice covering my hooptie, I get in and pull off into the winter mess.
  • A hottie driving a $700 Cadillac hooptie gets a Rolls Royce grill and a third brake light that flashes hearts.
  • Various things make for some nice hood ornaments on a hooptie wagon with no wheels whatsoever.


1960s: of unknown origin.

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