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  Definition of Hoop
  1. horizontal hoop with a net through which players try to throw the basketball
  2. a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling; "there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse"
  3. a light curved skeleton to spread out a skirt
  4. a small arch used as croquet equipment
  5. bind or fasten with a hoop; "hoop vats"
Similar Words: basket, basketball hoop, ring, wicket

 

Hyponyms: carabiner, karabiner, snap ring, curtain ring, key ring, napkin ring, nose ring, rim, tire, tyre, towel ring, farthingale, pannier

 

Part Meronyms: wagon wheel, barrel, cask, hoopskirt, crinoline

 

Derivational Morphology: ring

 

 
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