noun \ˈtip-ˌin\

sports : a goal that is scored by lightly pushing or touching a moving ball or hockey puck so that it goes into the basket or net from a short distance away

Full Definition of TIP-IN

:  a goal (as in basketball or hockey) made by deflecting a shot into the basket or net from very close range

Origin of TIP-IN

First Known Use: 1948


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