Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a hoop.

Etymologies

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hoop +‎ -like

Examples

  • She created tall, hooplike handles, with shapes that twist like roller coasters, and wide rims.

    Basket maker Mary Jackson among artists included in African Art Museum show

  • They both wore a minimum of finery, thick chains of gold with large rings crisscrossed over their backs and around their stomachs and necks; the chains had large, hooplike rings to make it easier to string in a tether if one was needed during the fight.

    Shadow Princess

  • They should have well-rounded hooplike "crowns" (23) with alternate rows of nails of wood and iron woven into the coil.

    The Sportsman

  • A remotely triggered bow net, a hooplike device with a spring mechanism, lay on the ground.

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