an act or instance of fading away.
Baseball. screwball (def. 2).
Baseball. a slide made by a base runner to one side of the base, with one leg bent and stretched back to catch hold of the base.
Basketball. a jump shot made while the player is falling away from the basket.
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How to use fadeaway in a sentence
But for those on the Israeli right who are hoping that this deferred dream will just fade away, they can forget it.In the Middle East, the Two-State Solution Is Dead | Dean Obeidallah | January 2, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Why not let the whole thing quietly fade away for want of a diligent investigation?The Castration of Alan Turing, Britain’s Code-Breaking WWII Hero | Clive Irving | November 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They started with Not Fade Away and went from one song to another over a 14 minute stretch.Greil Marcus Talks About Trying to Unlock Rock and Roll in 10 Songs | Allen Barra | November 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Unlike their effete northeastern shadows, country boys rarely fade away.Let Us Now Praise Famous Rednecks and Their Unjustly Unsung Kin | Allison Glock | August 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She waited for the inexplicable sentiment to fade away, but instead it intensified and she began to sob.Knocking on Heaven's Door: True Stories of Unexplained, Uncanny Experiences at the Hour of Death | Patricia Pearson | August 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
On this light being covered again the figure would apparently fade away.Dope | Sax Rohmer
These spots, which are from some hundred to some thousand miles in diameter, may endure for months before they fade away.Outlines of the Earth's History | Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
Their palaces were houses not made with hands; their diadems, crowns of glory which should never fade away.English: Composition and Literature | W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
Not many years after, he wrote from England, "I saw the last blue line of my native land fade away like a cloud in the horizon."St. Nicholas, Vol. 5, No. 5, March, 1878 | Various
People when they were perplexed would look towards it, and presently their doubts would fade away.The Story of the Big Front Door | Mary Finley Leonard
Other Idioms and Phrases with fadeaway
see fade out, def. 2.
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