passing shot


noun Tennis.

a shot played to one side of and beyond the reach of an opponent coming to or stationed at the net.

Origin of passing shot

First recorded in 1945–50
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British Dictionary definitions for passing shot

passing shot

noun

tennis a winning shot hit outside an opponent's reach
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