Definition of hooptie in English:

hooptie

noun

US
informal
  • A car, especially an old or dilapidated one.

    • ‘A hottie driving a $700 Cadillac hooptie gets a Rolls Royce grill and a third brake light that flashes hearts.’
    • ‘After I fight for 20 minutes with the ice covering my hooptie, I get in and pull off into the winter mess.’
    • ‘Various things make for some nice hood ornaments on a hooptie wagon with no wheels whatsoever.’

Origin

1960s: of unknown origin.

Pronunciation:

hooptie

/ˈho͞optē/