n. the game of basketball.
You wanna go play some hoops?
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  • Hoops — ist der Name folgender Personen: Andrea Hoops (* 1961), deutsche Politikerin (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen) Heinrich Hoops (1867–1946), deutscher Pastor Henning Hoops (* 1946), Flottillenadmiral a.D. der Deutschen Marine Johannes Hoops (1865–1949),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • HOOPS — Développeur Tech Soft 3D Dernière version …   Wikipédia en Français

  • hoops — n. The game of basketball. [Slang] [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hoops — Hoops,   Johannes, Anglist, * Rablingshausen (heute zu Bremen) 20. 7. 1865, ✝ Heidelberg 14. 4. 1949; Herausgeber der »Englischen Studien« (1899 ff.), der »Anglistischen Forschungen« (1900 ff.) und des »Reallexikons der Germanischen… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • hoops — Grace Grace (gr[=a]s), n. [F. gr[^a]ce, L. gratia, from gratus beloved, dear, agreeable; perh. akin to Gr. ? to rejoice, cha ris favor, grace, Skr. hary to desire, and E. yearn. Cf. {Grateful}, {Gratis}.] 1. The exercise of love, kindness, mercy …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hoops — noun /huːps/ basketball. Always plural. Lets shoot some hoops! …   Wiktionary

  • hoops — n Basketball. Hey, man, let s go shoot some hoops after school. 1980s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • hoops —  Barriers (that must be “ jumped through” ).  ► “The painters, in particular, have had to jump through regulatory hoops to contain lead in a densely populated area and still keep automobile traffic flowing under the tracks.” (ENR, April 10, 1995 …   American business jargon

  • HOOPS — Hierarchical Object Oriented Programming System …   Acronyms

  • Hoops — patronymische Bildung (starker Genitiv) zu Hoop …   Wörterbuch der deutschen familiennamen