play–by–play

play
adjective \ˈplā-ˌbī-ˌplā, ˌplā-ˌbī-ˈ\

Definition of play–by–play

  1. 1 :  being or giving a running commentary on a sports event a radio play–by–play announcer

  2. 2 :  relating each event as it occurs

play–by–play

noun

1927

First Known Use of play–by–play

1927

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