hoop·​ster | \ ˈhüp-stər How to pronounce hoopster (audio) \

Definition of hoopster

: a basketball player

Examples of hoopster in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The story has been out for years about the time the late pop superstar took over the hoopster’s pad out in California and lent his own eccentric vibe to the place. Eric Walden, The Salt Lake Tribune, 9 Apr. 2022 After the mother of the Portola hoopster spread the videos on social media — and only after this happened — Laguna Hills High officials spoke up. Los Angeles Times, 27 Jan. 2022 Lawyers for Abdelaziz, whom prosecutors allege paid Singer $300,000 to help Sabrina get into USC as a fake hoopster, and Wilson contend their clients thought their payments to Singer were legitimate donations. BostonGlobe.com, 20 Sep. 2021 Once West Clermont opened up, Amelia athletic director James Collins was tabbed as Wolves AD and the former Baron hoopster brought his old coach down Clough Pike with him. Scott Springer, Cincinnati.com, 13 May 2020 Curry’s involvement with the female hoopsters isn’t photo-op superficial. Scott Ostler, SFChronicle.com, 24 Feb. 2020 Hall of Fame hoopster Shaquille O’Neal has long since settled into his new groove as the highly in-demand DJ Diesel, pumping up attendees at fests around the world, from Chicago’s Lollapalooza to Belgium’s Tomorrowland. Isaac Feldberg, BostonGlobe.com, 1 Sep. 2019 This eatery at Aventura Mall was opened earlier this year by chef Michael Mina and Ayesha Curry (cookbook author, TV personality and wife of basketball hoopster Steph Curry). Rod Stafford Hagwood, sun-sentinel.com, 1 July 2019 When healthy, Mr Leonard is one of the five or so best hoopsters on Earth, and perhaps the only player in the league who could conceivably lead the league in scoring and win its Defensive Player of the Year award in the same season. D.r., The Economist, 14 June 2019 See More

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First Known Use of hoopster

circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hoopster was circa 1934

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15 Apr 2022

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“Hoopster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hoopster. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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