A ball put in play by the referee, who throws it up between two opposing players.
More example sentences
- The ref called a jump ball but neither player let go.
- Two players go for a jump ball in the back of the end zone, both land out of bounds and the defensive back stands up with the ball.
- At the jump ball, Flynn managed to swat the ball quickly towards Lake.
More definitions of jump ballDefinition of jump ball in:
- The US English dictionary