passing play

passing play
(American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate

the coach sent in a passing play on third and long

Syn: ↑pass, ↑passing game, ↑passing
Derivationally related forms: ↑pass (for: ↑passing), ↑pass (for: ↑pass)
Hypernyms: ↑football play
Hyponyms: ↑forward pass, ↑aerial, ↑lateral pass, ↑lateral, ↑spot pass

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