fadeaway

[feyd-uh-wey]
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noun

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.

Origin of fadeaway

1905–10, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase fade away
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