Share this entry

Share this page

run-and-gun

Syllabification: run-and-gun

Definition of run-and-gun in English:

adjective

US
(In sports) denoting fast, free-flowing play without emphasis on set plays or defense.
Example sentences
  • He has said from the beginning that he would like for the team to take a more run-and-gun, open and fast break style of offense.
  • In back-to-back games, the Magic was able to lure the Knicks into a run-and-gun victory, but the Heat stubbornly refused and beat Orlando in a halfcourt game.
  • The Floridians had a run-and-gun team with a lot of fast, breaking.

Definition of run-and-gun in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day prepotent
Pronunciation: prɪˈpəʊt(ə)nt
adjective
greater than others in power or influence