downcourt

[ doun-kawrt, -kohrt ]
/ ˈdaʊnˈkɔrt, -ˈkoʊrt /
Basketball.

adverb

to or into the opposite end of the court.

adjective

directed to or into the opposite end of the court.

Nearby words

  1. downburst,
  2. downcast,
  3. downcastly,
  4. downcome,
  5. downcomer,
  6. downcurved,
  7. downcycle,
  8. downdraft,
  9. downdraught,
  10. downer

Origin of downcourt

First recorded in 1950–55; down1 + court

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