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tip–in

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noun \ˈtip-ˌin\

Simple Definition of tip–in

  • 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of tip–in

  1. :  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

6tip


First Known Use: 1948

Rhymes with tip–in


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