chip shot


chip shot

noun

golf : a very short shot that is made from an area near the green

soccer + rugby : a short kick that lifts a ball high in the air

American football : a short and easy field goal

Full Definition of CHIP SHOT

1
:  a short usually low approach shot in golf that lofts the ball to the green and allows it to roll
2
:  a short and easy field goal in football

Examples of CHIP SHOT

  1. She hit a chip shot onto the green.
  2. He kicked a chip shot over the goalie's head.

First Known Use of CHIP SHOT

1909

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