hooper [hoo-per, hoo p-er] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a person who makes or puts hoops on barrels, tubs, etc.; a cooper.

Origin of hooper 1375–1425; late Middle English. See hoop, -er1 Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for hooper Contemporary Examples of hooper

  • The worst thing was when a woman killed herself by leaping from the roof of a building at South Fifth Street and Hooper.

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  • “People are grieving in this town,” said Scott Ballard, principal of the Hooper Bay School.

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  • Historical Examples of hooper

  • Spinnin’-wheels out in the shed chamber, where his gran’mother Hooper kep’ ’em?

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  • Boschen caught about one hundred; Jump, eighty-four; Hooper, sixty.

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  • The Fleet prison had now been Hooper’s house for eighteen months.

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  • Hooper was on his knees, and, looking round at the intruder, did not at first know him.

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  • Hooper had been sent for also for the ceremony of degradation.

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  • British Dictionary definitions for hooper hooper noun

    1. a rare word for cooper

    Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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