downcourt

adverb or adjective down·court \ -ˈkȯrt \
|Updated on: 18 Jul 2018

Definition of downcourt

: in or into the opposite end of the court (as in basketball)

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First Known Use of downcourt

1952

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  • : into or toward the opposite end of a basketball court


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