Definition of tap-in in English:

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chiefly Golf , Soccer , & Basketball
A relatively easy, close-range putt, shot, or tap of the ball into the goal or hole.
Example sentences
  • He notched 18 league goals - some tap-ins, some headers, some spectacular long rangers - while being Liverpool's main striker and forcing his way into the England team.
  • He turns people and uses his body well and can score both the wonder goals and tap-ins, which is part and parcel of being a good striker.
  • He can score different types of goals, not just tap-ins but he can also dribble round you or bend them in.

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Syllabification: tap-in

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