hang time

noun
Updated on: 9 Nov 2017

Definition of hang time

:the amount of time a kicked football remains in the air; also :the length of time a leaping athlete is in the air

Examples of hang time in a Sentence

  1. He got some amazing hang time on that pass.

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First Known Use of hang time

1971


HANG TIME Defined for English Language Learners

hang time

noun

Definition of hang time for English Language Learners

  • : the amount of time that something (especially a ball that is hit, kicked, or thrown) remains in the air


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