front court

  1. the section of the court nearest the front wall in certain games, as squash or handball.

  2. Basketball.

    • a team's offensive half of the court.

    • the players who play offensively in the front court, including the center and the two forwards.

Origin of front court

First recorded in 1945–50

Words Nearby front court Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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