Definition of play-by-play in English:


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  • A detailed running commentary on a sporting contest: [count noun]: you can always hear the play-by-play of your favourite team’s game [mass noun]: he pioneered radio play-by-play of hockey in 1923 [as modifier]: the play-by-play announcer
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    • Josh Lewin is the television voice of the Texas Rangers and a play-by-play announcer for FOX's Saturday Game of the Week.
    • He is the Spanish play-by-play announcer for the Florida Marlins.
    • The play-by-play announcer holds a special place in our hearts.

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