Learn how to say Hoop correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word hoop:
1a circular band of metal, wood, or similar material, especially one used for binding the staves of barrels or forming part of a framework.
a large ring formerly bowled along as a toy.
a large ring for circus performers to jump through.
historical a circle of flexible material used for expanding a woman’s petticoat or skirt:
a woman in hoops and crinoline
chiefly British a metal arch through which balls are hit in croquet.
2a horizontal band of a contrasting colour on a sports shirt or jockey’s cap.
Australian informal a jockey.
bind or encircle with or as with hoops:
a man was hooping a barrel
jump through hoops
perform a difficult and gruelling series of tests at someone else’s request or command:
the banks make you beg for a loan and they make you jump through hoops to get it
late Old English hōp, of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch hoep