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Definition of handoff noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˈhændɑf//
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  1. 1(in football) an act of giving the ball to another player on your team
  2. 2(especially in rugby) an act of preventing an opponent from tackling you by blocking them with your hand while keeping your arm straight
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: handoff