run-and-gun

adjective

Definition of run-and-gun

: relating to or being a fast, freewheeling style of play in basketball that de-emphasizes set plays and defense

First Known Use of run-and-gun

1960, in the meaning defined above

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“Run-and-gun.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/run-and-gun. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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