Definition of Hoops

1. Noun. A game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop.




Definition of Hoops

1. Noun. (US slang in the plural) basketball ¹

2. Noun. (plural of hoop) ¹

3. Verb. (third-person singular of hoop) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hoops

1. hoop [v] - See also: hoop

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoops

hoop skirts
hoop snake
hoop snakes
hooped
hooper
hoopers
hooping
hoopla
hooplas
hoopless
hooplike
hoopoe
hoopoes
hoopoo
hoopoos
hoops (current term)
hoopskirt
hoopskirts
hoopster
hoopsters
hooptie
hoopties
hoopty
hoorah
hoorahed
hoorahing
hoorahs
hooray
hooray for Hollywood
hoorayed

Literary usage of Hoops

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1. The American Journal of Education by Henry Barnard (1862)
"It is well to fasten the staples and pulleys into slides, that the altitude of the hoops may be altered, for persons of different ages. > Fig. ..."

2. Forest Products, Their Manufacture and Use: Embracing the Principal by Nelson Courtlandt Brown (1919)
"There are two methods of manufacturing coiled hoops and although certain variations in the two processes may be found in different parts of the country, ..."

3. Forest Products, Their Manufacture and Use: Embracing the Principal by Nelson Courtlandt Brown (1919)
"There are two methods of manufacturing coiled hoops and although certain variations in the two processes may be found in different parts of the country, ..."

4. Manual by American Railway Engineering Association (1921)
"hoops to be round in cross-section the same size throughout and shall be bent to ... Spacing of hoops to be figured by the following formula: Safe load for ..."

5. Nature by Nature Publishing Group, Norman Lockyer (1883)
"The first, clf shows the strains, if the hoops are put in with no initial strain, ... Thus it is seen that by a multiplication of hoops with initial strains ..."

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