Slang of the day : (29 sep 2017)


Hoops:

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■ Meaning: the game of basketball

■ For example:

  • Every day after work I hook up with my friends down at the court and we shoot some hoops.
  • My little bro’ practices hoops every day after school. He wants to be an NBA star.

■ Variety: This slang term is typically used in American English but may be used in other varieties of English too.