This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word alley-oop
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(used as a shout of encouragement, exhortation, etc., esp. in lifting a heavy object.)
Origin of alley-oop:
An alley-oop in basketball is an offensive play in which one player throws the ball near the basket to a teammate who jumps, catches the ball in mid air and immediately scores a basket, usually with a slam dunk. The alley-oop combines elements of teamwork, pinpoint passing, and timing.
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