tip-in

noun
\ˈtip-ˌin \

Definition of tip-in 

: a goal (as in basketball or hockey) made by deflecting a shot into the basket or net from very close range

First Known Use of tip-in

1948, in the meaning defined above

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tip-in

noun

English Language Learners Definition of tip-in

sports : a goal that is scored by lightly pushing or touching a moving ball or hockey puck so that it goes into the basket or net from a short distance away

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