tip and run

noun

Definition of tip and run

 (Entry 1 of 2)

British
: a game similar to cricket in which a batsman is required to run each time he touches a bowled ball with his bat

tip-and-run

adjective

Definition of tip-and-run (Entry 2 of 2)

chiefly British
: characterized by bolting immediately upon striking a heavy bomb from a tip-and-run raider scored a direct hit— O. S. Nock sallied to make tip-and-run assaultsManchester Guardian Weekly

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“Tip and run.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tip-and-run. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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