give-and-go

noun
\ ˌgiv-ən-ˈgō How to pronounce give-and-go (audio) \

Definition of give-and-go

: a play (as in basketball or hockey) in which a player passes to a teammate and immediately cuts toward the net or goal to receive a return pass

First Known Use of give-and-go

1965, in the meaning defined above

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“Give-and-go.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/give-and-go. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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