play-action pass
noun Date: 1964 a pass play in football in which the quarterback fakes a handoff before passing the ball — called also play-action

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • play-action pass — ☆ play action pass [plā′ak΄shən ] n. Football a forward pass made by the quarterback after first faking a handoff …   English World dictionary

  • Play action pass — A play action pass is a type of American football play. The play action, or PA for short, appears to be a running play, but is actually a pass play; in this way, it can be considered the opposite of a draw play. Play action passes are often used… …   Wikipedia

  • play-action pass — ¦ ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ noun : a pass play in football in which the quarterback fakes a hand off before passing the ball called also play action * * * /play ak sheuhn/, Football. a pass play designed to deceive the defense by appearing to be a running… …   Useful english dictionary

  • play-action pass — /play ak sheuhn/, Football. a pass play designed to deceive the defense by appearing to be a running play, in which the quarterback fakes a hand off to a back before throwing a forward pass. [1960 65, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • play-action pass — play′ ac tion pass′ n. fbb spo football a pass play in which the quarterback fakes a hand off to a back before throwing a forward pass …   From formal English to slang

  • Play-Action — Ein Play Action Pass ist ein Spielzug des American Football. Hierbei sieht es zunächst danach aus, als ob die angreifende Mannschaft einen Laufspielzug spielt. Allerdings wird dieser Laufspielzug nur angetäuscht und tatsächlich ein Pass gespielt …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • play-action — noun see play action pass …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • play-action — noun see play action pass …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pase play action — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Un pase play action es un tipo de jugada en el fútbol americano. Esta jugada está diseñada para que parezca una jugada de carrera, pero es una jugada de pase; de tal manera que es lo apuesto a la jugada conocida como …   Wikipedia Español

  • play-ac|tion pass — «PLAY AK shuhn», U.S. Football. a play in which the quarterback passes the ball after faking a running play: »They…caught Green Bay s own defenders napping with play action passes that looked at first glance like handoffs into the line (Time) …   Useful english dictionary

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