shoot hoops

vp Play basketball. Let's shoot some hoops during lunch break. 1970s

Historical dictionary of American slang . 2014.

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  • shoot hoops — phrase to practise basketball Thesaurus: basketballhyponym sports events and competitionshyponym Main entry: hoop * * * play basketball …   Useful english dictionary

  • shoot hoops — to play the game of basketball. Sometimes we stopped off at the gym after school and shot some hoops …   New idioms dictionary

  • Shoot hoops — play basketball or practise shooting baskets …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • shoot hoops — Australian Slang play basketball or practise shooting baskets …   English dialects glossary

  • shoot hoops — to practise basketball …   English dictionary

  • shoot — shoot1 W2S2 [ʃu:t] v past tense and past participle shot [ʃɔt US ʃa:t] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(kill/injure)¦ 2¦(fire a gun etc)¦ 3¦(birds/animals)¦ 4¦(move quickly)¦ 5¦(try to score)¦ 6¦(look at somebody)¦ 7¦(photograph/film)¦ 8¦(pain)¦ 9 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shoot — shoot1 [ ʃut ] (past tense and past participle shot [ ʃat ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 fire gun ▸ 2 in sports ▸ 3 move suddenly & quickly ▸ 4 take photographs etc. ▸ 5 put drug in body ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) intransitive or transitive to fire a gun: We were… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • shoot — I UK [ʃuːt] / US [ʃut] verb Word forms shoot : present tense I/you/we/they shoot he/she/it shoots present participle shooting past tense shot UK [ʃɒt] / US [ʃɑt] past participle shot *** 1) [intransitive/transitive] to fire a gun We were ordered… …   English dictionary

  • hoops — noun /huːps/ basketball. Always plural. Lets shoot some hoops! …   Wiktionary

  • hoops — n Basketball. Hey, man, let s go shoot some hoops after school. 1980s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

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