Definition of tap-in in English:


Syllabification: tap-in


chiefly Golf , Soccer , & Basketball
  • A relatively easy, close-range putt, shot, or tap of the ball into the goal or hole.
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    • He notched 18 league goals - some tap-ins, some headers, some spectacular long rangers - while being Liverpool's main striker and forcing his way into the England team.
    • He turns people and uses his body well and can score both the wonder goals and tap-ins, which is part and parcel of being a good striker.
    • He can score different types of goals, not just tap-ins but he can also dribble round you or bend them in.

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