tap-in

[tap-in]

noun Basketball.

a field goal made by striking a ball in the air into the basket, usually from close range.

Nearby words

  1. tap dancer,
  2. tap dancing,
  3. tap pants,
  4. tap water,
  5. tap-dance,
  6. tapa,
  7. tapa cloth,
  8. tapadera,
  9. tapadero,
  10. tapajós

Origin of tap-in

noun use of verb phrase tap in

Also called tip-in.

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British Dictionary definitions for tap-in

tap-in

noun

soccer a goal scored without great effort by simply knocking the ball into the goal from close range
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