fadeaway

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fade +‎ away

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fadeaway (plural fadeaways)

  1. An instance of fading away, of diminishing in proximity or intensity.
  2. (basketball) a jump shot made while jumping backwards, away from the basket. The goal is to create space between the shooter and the defender, making it much harder to block.
Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 06:24