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coast–to–coast

play
adjective \ˈkōs-tə-ˈkōst\

Simple Definition of coast–to–coast

  • : going across an entire nation or continent from one coast to another

  • : going from one end of a playing surface (such as a basketball court) to the other

  • : resulting from a coast-to-coast play

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of coast–to–coast

  1. 1 :  extending or airing across an entire nation or continent <a coast–to–coast flight> <a coast–to–coast broadcast>

  2. 2 :  extending from one end of a playing surface (as a basketball court) to the other <a coast–to–coast rush>; also :  relating to or resulting from a coast-to-coast play <a coast–to–coast layup>

coast–to–coast

adverb

1911

First Known Use of coast–to–coast

1911


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