fallaway

adjective
fall·​away | \ ˈfȯl-ə-ˌwā How to pronounce fallaway (audio) \

Definition of fallaway

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: made while moving away from the basket in basketball a fallaway jump shot

fall away

verb
fell away; fallen away; falling away; falls away

Definition of fall away (Entry 2 of 2)

intransitive verb

1a : to withdraw friendship or support
b : to renounce one's faith
2a : to diminish gradually in size
b : to drift off a course

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Other Words from fallaway

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fallaway noun

Examples of fallaway in a Sentence

Verb as the years went by, the public's interest in the murder case fell away

First Known Use of fallaway

Adjective

1936, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1535, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of fallaway was in 1535

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“Fallaway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fallaway. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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