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- n. basketball
- n. Plural form of hoop.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hoop.
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- n. The game of basketball.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. 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
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Not getting through the hoops is my bad, but lately it seems all anyone actually cares about is the hoops and not the writing.
Thus, a mongrel semblance to a cooker spaniel of a dog was tried out for several days as a pony-rider who would leap through paper hoops from the pony's back, and return upon the back again.
Stacey Pika Lang, aka Pikafuego, takes us through more poi style twin hoops with TickTock and Chase, off-body moves, vertical breaks with tosses plus a more difficult fluid variation.
You have seen a lot of changes in hoops and hoopers over the years.
I just made a lightweight couple of twin hoops and I finally can keep the two hoops sustaining!
I really think the whole idea of saving a few pennies but jumping through the hoops is pretty pointless.
OU hoops is off to a good start, winning the NIT tip-off tourney and running their record to 6-0.
But it hardly has been dormant in hoops, totaling the most Final Four appearances (six) in the past seven years of any conference, including the Atlantic Coast (five).
But his "all-time" favorite announcer isn't in hoops: It's John Madden.
Now, Spurrier is long gone and the Gators have as many national championships in hoops as they do in football.