play-by-play

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

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

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play-by-play noun

First Known Use of play-by-play

1927, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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