(In sport) a prearranged manoeuvre carried out from a restart by the team who have the advantage.
- Villanova also is placing a greater reliance on set plays instead of strictly using a motion offense.
- I just needed to refresh my memory on the national team tactics for various set plays, corners and free-kicks.
- He asks, ‘What is the longest time the ball has been in play without a single set play?’
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: set play
Definition of set play in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.