run-and-shoot

noun, often attributive

Definition of run-and-shoot

: a freewheeling style of offense in football that emphasizes passing

First Known Use of run-and-shoot

1975, in the meaning defined above

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“Run-and-shoot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/run-and-shoot. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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