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play–by–play

adjective \ˈplā-ˌbī-ˌplā, ˌplā-ˌbī-ˈ\

Definition of PLAY-BY-PLAY

1
:  being or giving a running commentary on a sports event <a radio play–by–play announcer>
2
:  relating each event as it occurs
play–by–play noun

First Known Use of PLAY-BY-PLAY

1931

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