Recent Examples of layup from the Web
But after watching Jackson toss a layup to Evans to dunk over the goal post after a touchdown in practice, my mind has been completely changed.
Emma Meesseman's layup with just over a minute left was the Mystics' second basket of the quarter and got them within eight.
On the second extra hole — the par-5 second — Seay pushed her layup into the right rough and Heck hooked her ball into the trees.
The Swat LeBron James' almost impossible chase-down block of Andre Iguodala's fast-break layup in the last 1 minute, 50 seconds preserved the tie that Kyrie Irving's 3-pointer broke.
Within minutes of finishing play against the Blue Devils, Marte was back in a layup line to join the Team Parsons 17U Gauntlet team, which was shorthanded and called Marte, Palermo and Payne up to play a game against rising seniors.
Johnathan Motley of Baylor scored the quarter’s final five points on a late layup and a buzzer-beating halfcourt heave.
Every layup attempt with Pachulia is an adventure, full with twists and turns, booby traps and found treasure.
Hayward made the winning buzzer-beating layup as Brownsburg won the 2008 Class 4A state title.
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First Known Use of layup
Definition of lay up
- a knee injury laid him up for a week
Examples of lay up in a Sentence
an eating disorder that would impel her to lay up candy bars in her closet for all-night food binges
First Known Use of lay up
lay up Synonyms
Synonymscache, lay away, lay by, lay in, hoard, put by, salt away, squirrel (away), stash, stockpile, store, stow, treasure
Related Wordsaccumulate, acquire, amass, assemble, collect, concentrate, garner, gather, pick up, round up, scrape (together); heap, pile, stack; conserve, husband, preserve; bank, coffer, deposit, hold, keep, reserve, retain, save, set by, stock, withhold; bury, conceal, ensconce, secrete
Near Antonymscast, discard, ditch, dump, fling (off or away), jettison, throw away, throw out, unload; consume, squander, use up, waste; hand out, hand over, relinquish, surrender; blow, dissipate, fritter (away), lavish, misspend, run through, spend; deplete, exhaust, expend, impoverish; dispel, disperse, dissipate, scatter
LAYUP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of layup for English Language Learners
basketball : a shot made from a position that is very close to the basket
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