hoopskirt hoopskirt


  • (n) a skirt stiffened with hoops


  1. Beyond is a Spanish steeple and swinging from it a great bell that might be a hoopskirt doll.
  2. The crinoline type, adorned with bows and puffs, has a hoopskirt effect.
  3. Forget horse bits and camellias; in the Tudors' heyday, outr looks like the ruff, the codpiece and the farthingale hoopskirt were high-fashion musts.
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