from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A shot that misses the backboard, rim, and net.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun basketball A thrown ball that misses the basket, and completely fails to touch the net or supporting hoop.
  • noun hence Any ball-like object that widely misses its intended target when thrown.


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