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Meaning of Hula-Hoop

Hu•la-Hoop

Pronunciation: (h'lu-hp"), [key]
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  1. a brand name for a tubular plastic hoop, about 4 ft. (1.2 m) in diameter, for rotating about the body by swinging the hips, used for physical exercise or in children's play: introduced in the 1950s.
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