play-by-play

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

Definition of play-by-play

1 :being or giving a running commentary on a sports event
  • a radio play-by-play announcer
2 :relating each event as it occurs

play-by-play

noun

First Known Use of play-by-play

1927



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