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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - Horizontal circular metal supporting a net through which players try to throw the basketball; A rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling;

Usage examples (41)
  • hoop vats
  • There was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse
  • I always say that the hoop is a doorway to our inner child though.
  • In fact she says the hoop is the best thing that ever happened to her. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Did she "whoop" (a loud cry or shout) as she jumped through the "hoop" (a large ring uses in sports)?
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