alley-oop

[ al-ee-oop ]
/ ˈæl iˈup /

interjection

(used as a shout of encouragement, exhortation, or the like, especially when coordinating efforts to lift a heavy object.)

noun

Basketball. a quick-score play in which a high, arching pass is made to a teammate close to the basket, who leaps to catch the ball and in midair drops or stuffs it through the basket.

Nearby words

  1. alley,
  2. alley cat,
  3. alley cropping,
  4. alley gate,
  5. alley light,
  6. alley-way,
  7. alleyway,
  8. allhallowmas,
  9. allhallows,
  10. allhallows eve

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