One side always loses when the buzzer sounds as the ball soars toward the hoop.
He is exciting when he bobs and weaves to the hoop with explosive speed.
She sits polished in a hip yet age-appropriate (age-defying, really, for 76 ) leather jacket, and hoop earrings.
The grander the occasion, the larger the width of the hoop petticoat.
Then the second hoop is the profession, then industry, then finally society at large.
Somebody give him a push, please, and get him to roll his hoop.
In the south, too, hoop iron or whalebone is used for runner shoeing.
In the hoop is the name engraved Henri L. Darnley, and the year of the marriage, 1565.
The blacksmith was swinging along the road, with a hoop over his shoulder.
He ran along beside them, driving his hoop as fast as 57 he could make it go.
late 12c., probably from an unrecorded Old English *hop, from Proto-Germanic *hopa-, a Low German-Frisian word (cf. Old Frisian hop, Middle Dutch and Dutch hoep "hoop," Old Norse hop "a small bay"). As something someone jumps through (on horseback) as a circus trick, by 1793. Figurative use of jump through hoops by 1917. The verb is from mid-15c. Hoop-petticoat is attested from 1711. As a surname, Hooper, literally "maker of hoops" is early 13c.
Having to do with basketball: a hoop
A basketball player (1940s+ Basketball)