Definition of drop shot in English:

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drop shot

Pronunciation: /ˈdräp ˌSHät/

noun

(Chiefly in tennis or squash) a softly hit shot, usually with backspin, which drops abruptly to the ground.
Example sentences
  • As evidence of his grittiness, five times yesterday he followed a drop shot or shots with a birdie or birdies.
  • Moya blew a second match point with a backhand drop shot that fell short.
  • The Russian fifth seed wrapped up a comfortable victory with an exquisite drop shot after 71 minutes at Beijing Tennis Center, venue for the 2008 Olympic tournament.

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Syllabification: drop shot

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