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synonyms for hoops

  • ball
  • B-ball
  • brownball
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How to use hoops in a sentence

And then, while he still struggled to have his way with her, a pair of arms took him about the waist like hoops of steel.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Here we have shepherdesses in hoops and wreaths of roses and shepherds in satin coats, who carry crooks tied with knots of riband.
CHILD LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYANATOLE FRANCE
The foragers had hoops, also, but they were to throw down theirs, and to make their escape at the signal agreed on.
DIGBY HEATHCOTEW.H.G. KINGSTON
Those whose hoops had been knocked down assembled on one side, close to the side wicket.
DIGBY HEATHCOTEW.H.G. KINGSTON
The hoops to have holes in the bottom; the crushings are saved, and set, and churned, to grease the cheese.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
For the cutting blades use two pieces of steel a little heavier than oil-barrel hoops, each 1-1/2 in.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
Th' public gardens are in full bloom an' are much frequented be childher rollin' hoops and sailin' boats in th' artificial lake.
MR. DOOLEY SAYSFINLEY DUNNE
I guess I'll teach you first to ride a pony, or a dog, and then jump through paper hoops.
MAPPO, THE MERRY MONKEYRICHARD BARNUM
He did not learn all of them as easily as he had learned to ride the dog and pony, or jump through the hoops.
MAPPO, THE MERRY MONKEYRICHARD BARNUM
Then came the jumping through the paper hoops, first from the backs of dogs, and, afterward backs of the ponies.
MAPPO, THE MERRY MONKEYRICHARD BARNUM
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WORDS RELATED TO HOOPS

  • B-ball
  • ball
  • brownball
  • hoops
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.