What is another word for hoop?

Pronunciation: [hˈuːp] (IPA)

The word "hoop" is often used to refer to a circular object made of metal or plastic, but there are many synonyms that can be used instead. One option is the word "ring," which can be used for a hoop used in sports like basketball or for a decorative object worn on a finger. Another synonym is "bracelet," which is a type of jewelry worn around the wrist that often features a circular shape. Additionally, the word "circular" itself can be used as a synonym for "hoop," particularly when referring to a shape or object that is round or curved.

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Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the holonyms for Hoop?

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Usage examples for Hoop

Now and then, too, he hauled up mere trash, such as the skull of a horse, an iron hoop, and a shattered iron-bound bucket.
"Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists"
Washington Irving
Building it up in this manner makes a stronger sill than can be obtained in any other way, as it forms a continuous hoop around the barn.
"Economy of the Round Dairy Barn"
Wilber John Fraser
Each row of boards running around the barn forms a hoop that holds the barn together.
"Economy of the Round Dairy Barn"
Wilber John Fraser

Famous quotes with Hoop

  • I can do something else besides stuff a ball through a hoop. My biggest resource is my mind.
    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • Obviously, you've never seen a woman skydiving in a hoop skirt.
    Chris A. Bridges
  • I advise you to say your dream is possible and then overcome all inconveniences, ignore all the hassles and take a running leap through the hoop, even if it is in flames.
    Les Brown
  • Shields were generally made of wood, covered with leather, or some similar substance. To secure them, in some sort, from being cut through by the sword, they were surrounded with a hoop of metal.
    Thomas Bulfinch
  • The winner of the hoop race will be the first to realize her dream, not society's dream, her own personal dream.
    Barbara Bush

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