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

Word History

First Known Use

1960, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of run-and-gun was in 1960

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Cite this Entry

“Run-and-gun.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/run-and-gun. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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