bank shot

  1. Basketball. a shot into the basket, made by rebounding the ball off the backboard.

  2. Billiards, Pool. a shot in which the cue ball or object ball is banked.

Origin of bank shot

First recorded in 1935–40

Words Nearby bank shot Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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