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To ask if you know what a hooped T-shirt is?

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LikeDylanInTheMovies Wed 20-Jul-16 20:11:43

I was talking about a t-shirt someone was wearing and described it as being a hooped design.

- Cue blank looks all round.

Surely this is an everyday expression and is completely unambiguous what a hooped t-shirt is.

monkeysox Wed 20-Jul-16 20:12:34

I have no idea!

redhat Wed 20-Jul-16 20:13:02

? horizontal stripes?

I know this only because DSs rugby shirt is described as hooped. Otherwise Id think the more normal description was horizontal stripes.

Nospringflower Wed 20-Jul-16 20:13:22

I know! It's got stripes all the way round like hoops! 10/10 please?!

M00nUnit Wed 20-Jul-16 20:14:49

Never heard that expression before in my life and I'm 41.

nemno Wed 20-Jul-16 20:15:02

I know. But only because of football shirts.

SueTrinder Wed 20-Jul-16 20:16:10

It's knitted like a sock and has no side seams.

MackerelOfFact Wed 20-Jul-16 20:16:50

I would assume that it had a hoop in in, like a wedding dress or a clown costume!

molyholy Wed 20-Jul-16 20:17:46

No idea. Never heard that expression in my life.

CointreauVersial Wed 20-Jul-16 20:18:15

Like redhat, I only know what it means because of DS's football shirt (blue and white hoops, fyi grin).

LikeDylanInTheMovies Wed 20-Jul-16 20:18:26

red hat

Yep you've got it. Like this.

OfficiallyUnofficial Wed 20-Jul-16 20:19:32

I've never heard of it.

Maybe just a football kit thing then?

BeJayKayven Wed 20-Jul-16 20:19:54

Ah, stripey 🙂

Balletgirlmum Wed 20-Jul-16 20:20:16

I'd say the picture was stripy. Hoops in my mind are like rugby shirts where there are two or three at most stripes going round (usually thicker)

DavidPuddy Wed 20-Jul-16 20:20:23

I know the expression, though I wouldn't use it. I think I heard it from my Father in law.

GiddyOnZackHunt Wed 20-Jul-16 20:20:30

Yes I'd have though of a 2 colour horizontal striped t shirt. Although I thought there might be summat trendy I'd missed.

Chwaraeteg Wed 20-Jul-16 20:20:42

I would have assumed it was like a hooped skirt, sorry. I've never heard that expression before.

DinosaursRoar Wed 20-Jul-16 20:21:08

I'd only heard t-shirts like that called as striped /horizontal striped

I would assume hooped meant something to do with the construction

JinkxMonsoon Wed 20-Jul-16 20:22:20

Nope, never heard of a hooped t shirt in my life. It's just stripey.

LikeDylanInTheMovies Wed 20-Jul-16 20:23:04

Ballet in my mind stripes run vertically and hoops run horizontally.

wigglesrock Wed 20-Jul-16 20:23:13

I'd know what it was - a horizontal striped top - hoops. Like a hula hoop, pretty normal description. My kids would say they had hooped tshirts, Celtic football have a few nicknames - one of them being "the Hoops" because of their kit.

Mari50 Wed 20-Jul-16 20:23:51

It's striped, sadly I know this because I live in the west of Scotland

wigglesrock Wed 20-Jul-16 20:24:21

LikeDylanintheMovies yup - stripes go up and down, hoops go across.

NicknameUsed Wed 20-Jul-16 20:24:36

I would describe it as a striped T-shirt. As striped clothes usually have horizontal stripes people will assume that the stripes are in horizontal bands rather than vertical stripes.

The description hooped is not common parlance anywhere I have lived.

JoandMax Wed 20-Jul-16 20:26:02

Never ever heard that before - hooped to me would mean something completely round in shape so I'd imagine some kind of weird clown/wedding dress affair.....

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