- Proper noun. An American comic strip created in 1933 by V.T. Hamlin, currently written by Carole Bender and drawn by Jack Bender.
- Proper noun. The caveman main character of the Alley Oop comic strip.
- Noun. (basketball) A play in which one player passes the ball to another, who catches it while airborne and dunks or lays it up before landing.
- Interjection. Used to signal the start of a strenuous activity, such as lifting.