three-pointer

noun
three-point·​er | \ ˈthrē-ˈpȯin-tər How to pronounce three-pointer (audio) \

Definition of three-pointer

: a basketball shot or field goal from beyond the three-point line

First Known Use of three-pointer

1962, in the meaning defined above

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“Three-pointer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/three-pointer. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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