technical foul

technical foul


basketball : a foul that involves improper behavior or language rather than physical contact with an opponent

Full Definition of TECHNICAL FOUL

:  a foul (as in basketball) that involves no physical contact with an opponent and that usually is incurred by unsportsmanlike conduct —called also technical — compare personal foul

First Known Use of TECHNICAL FOUL

circa 1929


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