Synonyms of hoop


1. hoop, skeleton, skeletal frame, frame, underframe

usage: a light curved skeleton to spread out a skirt

2. hoop, ring, band

usage: 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"

3. wicket, hoop, croquet equipment

usage: a small arch used as croquet equipment

4. basket, basketball hoop, hoop, goal, basketball equipment

usage: horizontal circular metal hoop supporting a net through which players try to throw the basketball


1. hoop, gird, encircle

usage: bind or fasten with a hoop; "hoop vats"

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Definition and meaning of hoop (Dictionary)