forward pass

noun

Definition of forward pass

:a pass (as in football) made in the direction of the opponent's goal

First Known Use of forward pass

1890


FORWARD PASS Defined for English Language Learners

forward pass

noun

Definition of forward pass for English Language Learners

  • American football : a pass made in the direction of the opponent's goal


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