airball

play
verb, transitive + intransitive air·ball \ˈer-ˌbȯl\
variants: or

air–ball

Definition of airball

US, basketball

  1. :  to completely miss the basket, rim, and backboard with a shot :  to shoot an air ball Fesenko … badly airballed a free throw in the first quarter. — Ross Siler

1975

First Known Use of airball

1975


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