jump pass

noun Football, Basketball.

a pass in which a player leaps into the air and throws the ball to a teammate before returning to the ground.

Nearby words

  1. jump jockey,
  2. jump leads,
  3. jump line,
  4. jump on,
  5. jump out of one's skin,
  6. jump rope,
  7. jump seat,
  8. jump shooter,
  9. jump shot,
  10. jump spark

Origin of jump pass

First recorded in 1945–50

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