tip-in

noun
\ ˈtip-ˌin How to pronounce tip-in (audio) \

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tip-in. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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tip-in

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English Language Learners Definition of tip-in

US, 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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