Definition of Hoopskirt

1. Noun. A skirt stiffened with hoops.

Exact synonyms: Crinoline
Terms within: Hoop
Generic synonyms: Skirt



Definition of Hoopskirt

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of hoop skirt) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hoopskirt

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoopskirt

hoop snake
hoop snakes
hooped
hooper
hoopers
hooping
hoopla
hooplas
hoopless
hooplike
hoopoe
hoopoes
hoopoo
hoopoos
hoops
hoopskirt (current term)
hoopskirts
hoopster
hoopsters
hooptie
hoopties
hoopty
hoorah
hoorahed
hoorahing
hoorahs
hooray
hooray for Hollywood
hoorayed
hooraying

Literary usage of Hoopskirt

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1. Goblins and Pagodas by John Gould Fletcher (1916)
"THE hoopskirt In the night when all are sleeping, Up here a tiny old dame comes tripping, Looking for her lost hoopskirt. My great 'grandaunt — I never saw ..."

2. Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the Fire Underwriters Association (1898)
""There being no help for it," added the General (blushing as he added it), "I put on that hoopskirt and got into bed, and the wind whistled through the ..."

3. Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research by American Society for Psychical Research (1910)
"Then there were raps and loud blows all over the house and Emily called out in great fright that a hoopskirt that hung on the wall was whirling all over the ..."

4. Ye Historie of Ye Town of Greenwich County of Fairfield and State of by Spencer Percival Mead, Daniel M. Mead (1911)
"At the time hoop- skirts were in the height of fashion, 1859 to 1868, this mill was kept busy making hoopskirt wire. After the passing of the hoopskirt the ..."

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