Hoop

Hoop

[hoop, hoop]
A hoop is an object in the form of a circular band (resembling a geometrical torus or toroid). Hoops are made of various materials in various sizes for various uses:

  • hoop skirts are constructed with hoops to hold the fabric of the garment away from the wearer's legs in a fashionable shape
  • hoop rolling is an ancient game played with a hoop
  • The Hoop is one apparatus in Rhythmic Gymnastics
  • Hooping is the modern subculture revolving around hoopdance, or dancing with a hoop
  • A hula hoop is a toy, typically made of plastic, twirled around the waist of its user whose hips must gyrate in a manner similar to some forms of hula dancing in order to keep the hoop aloft
  • In croquet, a hoop of sturdy metal wire planted in the ground forms the wicket through which the balls must pass
  • Slang for basketball

The term Hoop may refer to:

The term hoops may refer to:

The term Hoops may refer to:

  • Hoops a basketball game set in the slums for the Nintendo Entertainment System in the early 1990s.
  • the game of basketball (due to the fact that metal hoops, or baskets, are used for the goals at which players shoot the ball)
  • the players (or supporters) of Celtic F.C. or Shamrock Rovers F.C. (derived from the pattern of green and white horizontal stripes on the shirts traditionally worn by the team)
  • a style of shirt in football, characterised by horizontal stripes that typically encircle the torso and sleeves
  • Hula Hoops, a snack food popular in Britain made of potato crisps in the shape of hoops
  • Hoops&Yoyo, are a pair of animated characters featured on Hallmark Cards.

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