hoper hoper

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person who hopes

Usage(s):

  1. Ned Rose is the title figure, a no-hoper in early middle age, who checks the oxygen levels in the 16 ponds of a Mississippi catfish farm.
  2. Only days before the Games, she was dismissed as a no-hoper, described in one Indian magazine as lazy and unmotivated, eating too much fried food and drinking too much beer.

News

  • Late goal costs Menlo women a season-opening soccer win

    by Palo Alto Online Sports Menlo College roundup Sophomore Jocelyn Aguilar scored a goal for the Menlo College women's soccer team on Monday, but that was all the offense the Lady Oaks could muster in a 2-1 loss in double overtime to visiting Hoper International in a nonconference contest.
    on September 3, 2013     Source: Palo Alto Weekly

Quotes

  1. Rothen wrote: "I don't think William Gallas will mind me talking about how he used to be a no-hoper." "At school he was a right wally - he would sit at the back of the class as far away from the blackboard as possible." "One day the...
    on Oct 8, 2008 By: Jerome Rothen Source: Sunday Mirror

  2. Arthur said: "Most of the Scottish and British boxing media have already written me off as a big underdog - almost a no-hoper. But, while I readily admit that I am the underdog, all those dismal Jimmies writing me off as a loser forget that, while...
    on Mar 5, 2008 By: Alex Arthur Source: Sportinglife.com

  3. Stewart Downing said: "I think I was a very anxious person before Andorra. I don't think I really knew myself, or what I wanted, at all. But after 90 minutes of pitiful scampering about against no-hoper opposition, everything suddenly fell into...
    on Mar 30, 2007 By: Stewart Downing Source: Times Online

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