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hoopster

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Pronunciation: /ˈhuːpstə
 
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Definition of hoopster in English:

noun

North American informal
A basketball player.
Example sentences
  • Considering the past 15 years, the new crop of hoopsters has some mighty big sneakers to fill.
  • The fast break procession of big-time hoopsters completely overshadows the surprisingly feel-good storyline.
  • Illinois hoopster Luther Head was arrested earlier this month for running a stop sign.

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