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quarter-hoop

quar·ter-hoop
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kwawr-ter hoop, hoo p]
    • /ˈkwɔr tər hup, hʊp/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kwawr-ter hoop, hoo p]
    • /ˈkwɔr tər hup, hʊp/

Definition of quarter-hoop word

  • noun quarter-hoop a hoop, especially of steel, fastened around a cask between the bilge and the chime. 1

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Origin of quarter-hoop

First appearance:

before 1880
One of the 23% newest English words
First recorded in 1880-85

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Parts of speech for Quarter-hoop

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

quarter-hoop popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 55% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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