foul shot

foul shot
noun
an unhindered basketball shot from the foul line; given to penalize the other team for committing a foul
Hypernyms: ↑basketball shot
Hyponyms: ↑one-and-one

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noun

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Basketball.
1. a throw from the foul line, given a player after a foul has been called against an opponent.
2. a score of one point made on this throw. Also called free throw.
[1900-05]

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foul shot,
Basketball.
1. an unhindered shot from the foul line awarded to a player or team after a foul by an opponent has been called; free throw.
2. one point scored by putting such a shot into the basket.

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n. Basketball another term for free throw

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noun, pl ⋯ shots [count]
basketball :free throw

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • foul shot — foul′ shot n. spo a throw from the foul line given a basketball player after a foul has been called against an opponent • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • foul shot — ☆ foul shot n. FREE THROW …   English World dictionary

  • foul shot — Basketball. 1. a throw from the foul line, given a player after a foul has been called against an opponent. 2. a score of one point made on this throw. Also called free throw. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • foul shot — {n.} A free throw given in basketball to a player who has been fouled. * /Tony was given two foul shots when he was fouled while trying to shoot./ Compare: FIELD GOAL 2, FREE THROW …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • foul shot — {n.} A free throw given in basketball to a player who has been fouled. * /Tony was given two foul shots when he was fouled while trying to shoot./ Compare: FIELD GOAL 2, FREE THROW …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • foul\ shot — noun A free throw given in basketball to a player who has been fouled. Tony was given two foul shots when he was fouled while trying to shoot. Compare: field goal(2), free throw …   Словарь американских идиом

  • foul shot — noun Date: circa 1949 free throw …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • foul shot — noun A free throw …   Wiktionary

  • shot — See: BIG CHEESE or BIG SHOT, BY A LONG SHOT, CALL ONE S SHOT, CALL THE SHOTS, FOUL SHOT, LONG SHOT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • shot — See: BIG CHEESE or BIG SHOT, BY A LONG SHOT, CALL ONE S SHOT, CALL THE SHOTS, FOUL SHOT, LONG SHOT …   Dictionary of American idioms

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