Definition of technical foul
: 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
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TECHNICAL FOUL Defined for English Language Learners
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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