follow Dictionary.com

It’s about time. We are now on Instagram!

hoopman

[hoop-muh n, hoo p-] /ˈhup mən, ˈhʊp-/
noun, plural hoopmen. Sports Slang.
1.
a basketball player.
Origin
1680-1690
1680-90 for sense “acrobat”; hoop + -man
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for hoopman

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for hoopman

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for hoopman