layup

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

lay·up

noun \ˈlā-ˌəp\

basketball : a shot made from a position that is very close to the basket

Full Definition of LAYUP

1
:  the action of laying up or the condition of being laid up
2
:  a shot in basketball made from near the basket usually by playing the ball off the backboard

First Known Use of LAYUP

1925

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