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Hey you, sass that hoopy Ford Prefect?
The Book, giving an example of a phrase which has passed into popular hitchhiking slang[src]

Hoopy is a word which is someone who is seen as cool and well-together. It is also used to describe someone who is seen as cool and well-together. Ford Prefect has been described as a hoopy person, and is known for using this slang word.

When Arthur Dent turned the missiles into a whale and bowl of petunias, Ford Prefect described his thinking as "hoopy."[1] The Belcerebons of Kakrafoon Kappa were stated to be unhoopy in a presidential declaration.[2]

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. From the film
  2. From the sixth episode of the TV series.