stop volley

noun Tennis.

a softly hit volley that barely falls over the net and cannot be reached for a return.

Nearby words

  1. stop street,
  2. stop the clock,
  3. stop thrust,
  4. stop time,
  5. stop up,
  6. stop-and-go,
  7. stop-frame,
  8. stop-go,
  9. stop-limit order,
  10. stop-loss

Origin of stop volley

First recorded in 1915–20 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019