(in tennis, squash, handball, etc.) the point that if won would enable the scorer or the scorer's side to win the game.
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Origin of game point
First recorded in 1945–50
Words nearby game point
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British Dictionary definitions for game point
tennis squash badminton a stage at which winning one further point would enable one player or side to win a game
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