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noun. ['ˈhuːps'] 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.
Rhymes with Hoops
Sentences with hoops
1. Noun, plural
Prime the metal barrel hoops first, getting in between the metal and the wood.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Give each person three wooden embroidery hoops to throw at the pumpkins.
3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Use a wire brush to brush the barrel hoops to smooth out the metal.
Quotes about hoops
1. Sixth grade was a big time, in my childhood, of hoops and friendship, and coming up with funny things.
- Adam Sandler
2. You can go through life and make new friends every year - every month practically - but there was never any substitute for those friendships of childhood that survive into adult years. Those are the ones in which we are bound to one another with hoops of steel.
- Alexander McCall Smith, The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency