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alley-oop

[ al-ee-oop ]
/ ˈæl iˈup /
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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.

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