shooting guard

noun

Definition of shooting guard

  1. :  a guard in basketball whose chief role is as an outside shooter

First Known Use of shooting guard

1914


SHOOTING GUARD Defined for English Language Learners

shooting guard

noun

Definition of shooting guard for English Language Learners

  • basketball : a player who is one of the two guards on a team and whose main role is to score points

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