one-tim·​er ˈwən-ˌtī-mər How to pronounce one-timer (audio)
: a shot (as in hockey or soccer) that is made by immediately striking a moving puck or ball (as when receiving a pass from a teammate) without first stopping and controlling it
one-time transitive verb
one-timed; one-timing
Paul Keegan made a steal on the right and cut the ball back, and Rocha one-timed a 16-yard blast into the roof of the net. Frank Dell'Apa

Word History

First Known Use

1984, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of one-timer was in 1984

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“One-timer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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