shootaround

noun

shoot·​around ˈshüt-ə-ˌrau̇nd How to pronounce shootaround (audio)
: a usually informal basketball practice session

Examples of shootaround in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And after Tuesday’s shootaround, the team arranged to stay near UBS Arena instead of making the 18-mile trip to and from the venue before tip-off. Fiifi Frimpong, New York Daily News, 25 June 2024 Here is a synopsis of Clark’s day, starting with the morning shootaround. Chuck Schilken, Los Angeles Times, 14 June 2024 Those are the words Donte DiVincenzo uttered some eight hours ahead of tipoff after Friday morning shootaround. Kristian Winfield, New York Daily News, 10 May 2024 Vogel and neither did anything during the shootaround. Duane Rankin, The Arizona Republic, 6 Jan. 2024 See all Example Sentences for shootaround 

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Word History

First Known Use

1978, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of shootaround was in 1978

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“Shootaround.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shootaround. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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