game point

noun
Updated on: 7 May 2018

Definition of game point

: a situation (as in tennis) in which one player will win the game by winning the next point; also : the point itself

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First Known Use of game point

1903

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Definition of game point for English Language Learners

  • sports : a situation in tennis or another game in which the player who wins the next point will win the game; also : the point itself


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