Language: Old English
Origin: hop


Related topics: Daily Life, Toys
hoop [countable]
1 a large ring made of wood, metal, plastic etc
2DHT a large ring that children used to play with in the past, or that circus animals are made to jump through
a) the ring that you have to throw the ball through to score points in basketball


[plural] American English informal the game of basketball

jump/go through hoops

if someone makes you jump through hoops, they make you do lots of difficult or boring things before you are allowed to do what you want to do
5 also hoop earringsD an earring that is shaped like a ring

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