Definition of jump shot in English:

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jump shot


1 Basketball A shot made while jumping.
Example sentences
  • Once you have established your jump shot and layup, add shots off the dribble or drives to the hoop.
  • JR is a sound backcourt player with incredible range on his jump shot.
  • Then I have them go straight up, shoulders squared to the basket, and do a jump shot.
2 Billiards & Snooker A shot in which the cue ball is made to jump over another ball.

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