Definition of lay-up noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈleɪ ʌp//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈleɪ ʌp//
    Golf, Basketball
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  1. 1(in basketball) a shot made with one hand from under or beside the basket See related entries: Basketball
  2. 2(in golf) a shot made from a difficult position to a position that will allow an easier next shot See related entries: Golf
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: lay-up

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