triple-team

verb
tri·​ple-team | \ ˈtri-pəl-ˌtēm How to pronounce triple-team (audio) \
triple-teamed; triple-teaming; triple-teams

Definition of triple-team

transitive verb

: to block or guard (an opponent) with three players at one time

Other Words from triple-team

triple-team noun

First Known Use of triple-team

1973, in the meaning defined above

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“Triple-team.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/triple-team. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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