Thesaurus > Related Words: hoop

  Words related to hoop

Related / Similar Words: basket, basketball hoop, ring, wicket

 

Definition:
  • horizontal hoop with a net through which players try to throw the basketball;
  • a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling; "there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse";
  • a light curved skeleton to spread out a skirt;
  • a small arch used as croquet equipment;
  • bind or fasten with a hoop; "hoop vats";

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    Hyponyms: carabiner, karabiner, snap ring, curtain ring, key ring, napkin ring, nose ring, rim, tire, tyre, towel ring, farthingale, pannier

     

    Part Meronyms: wagon wheel, barrel, cask, hoopskirt, crinoline

     

    Derivational Morphology: ring

     

     
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