Meaning of alley-oop
Pronunciation: (al'ē p'), [key]
- (used as a shout of encouragement, exhortation, or the like, esp. when coordinating efforts to lift a heavy object.)
- 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.