Definition of handoff noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈhændɒf//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhændɔːf//
    , NAmE//ˈhændɑːf//
    Rugby, American football
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  1. 1(especially in rugby) an act of preventing an opponent from tackling you by blocking them with your hand while keeping your arm straight See related entries: Rugby
  2. 2(in American football) an act of giving the ball to another player on your team See related entries: American football
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: handoff