foul shot
noun Date: circa 1949 free throw

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • foul shot — foul′ shot n. spo a throw from the foul line given a basketball player after a foul has been called against an opponent • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • foul shot — ☆ foul shot n. FREE THROW …   English World dictionary

  • foul shot — noun an unhindered basketball shot from the foul line; given to penalize the other team for committing a foul • Syn: ↑free throw, ↑penalty free throw, ↑charity toss, ↑charity throw, ↑charity shot • Hypernyms: ↑basketball shot …   Useful english dictionary

  • foul shot — Basketball. 1. a throw from the foul line, given a player after a foul has been called against an opponent. 2. a score of one point made on this throw. Also called free throw. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • foul shot — {n.} A free throw given in basketball to a player who has been fouled. * /Tony was given two foul shots when he was fouled while trying to shoot./ Compare: FIELD GOAL 2, FREE THROW …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • foul shot — {n.} A free throw given in basketball to a player who has been fouled. * /Tony was given two foul shots when he was fouled while trying to shoot./ Compare: FIELD GOAL 2, FREE THROW …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • foul\ shot — noun A free throw given in basketball to a player who has been fouled. Tony was given two foul shots when he was fouled while trying to shoot. Compare: field goal(2), free throw …   Словарь американских идиом

  • foul shot — noun A free throw …   Wiktionary

  • shot — See: BIG CHEESE or BIG SHOT, BY A LONG SHOT, CALL ONE S SHOT, CALL THE SHOTS, FOUL SHOT, LONG SHOT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • shot — See: BIG CHEESE or BIG SHOT, BY A LONG SHOT, CALL ONE S SHOT, CALL THE SHOTS, FOUL SHOT, LONG SHOT …   Dictionary of American idioms

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