layup

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lay +‎ up

NounEdit

layup (plural layups)

  1. (basketball) A close-range shot in which the shooter banks the ball off the backboard from a few feet away.
  2. (colloquial) A relatively easy task.
    Meeting the numbers will be a layup, if not a slam dunk.

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Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 18:24