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give–and–go

play
noun \ˌgiv-ən-ˈgō\

Definition of give–and–go

  1. :  a play (as in basketball or hockey) in which a player passes to a teammate and immediately cuts toward the net or goal to receive a return pass



1965

First Known Use of give–and–go

1965


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