Definition of victory lap in English:

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victory lap


A celebratory circuit of a sports field, track, or court by the person or team that has won a contest.
Example sentences
  • Before you knew it, the Jets were reduced to watching John Elway gallop around the field in a victory lap, flashing a smile that seared a bitter image in the Jets' psyches.
  • After losing the game Pakistanis quickly left the stadium and didn't wait for Indian team's victory lap.
  • Most of the team that took the victory lap at Stade de France four years ago is back.

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Syllabification: vic·to·ry lap

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