bank shot


noun

Basketball. a shot into the basket, made by rebounding the ball off the backboard.
Billiards, Pool. a shot in which the cue ball or object ball is banked.

Nearby words

  1. bank of issue,
  2. bank on,
  3. bank paper,
  4. bank rate,
  5. bank run,
  6. bank statement,
  7. bank swallow,
  8. bank-and-turn indicator,
  9. banka,
  10. bankable

Origin of bank shot

First recorded in 1935–40

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