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English definition of “hoop”

hoop

noun [C]     /huːp/
a ring of wood , metal , or plastic : The dogs had been trained to jump through hoops.Spherical, circular and annular objectsGeometrical shapes (also hoop earring) a ring-shaped earring (= a piece of jewellery which hangs from the ear ): She was wearing large gold hoops in her ears .Jewellery
(Definition of hoop noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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