technical foul

noun

Definition of technical foul

  1. :  a foul (as in basketball) that involves no physical contact with an opponent and that usually is incurred by unsportsmanlike conduct —called also technical — compare personal foul

Circa 1929

First Known Use of technical foul

circa 1929


TECHNICAL FOUL Defined for English Language Learners

technical foul

noun

Definition of technical foul for English Language Learners

  • basketball : a foul that involves improper behavior or language rather than physical contact with an opponent


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