Definition of pass-rushing in English:

pass-rushing

adjective

American Football
  • That engages in a pass rush; that prevents the opposing quarterback from passing.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in The Washington Post. From pass + rushing, after pass rusher, pass rushing.

Pronunciation

pass-rushing

/pɑːsˈrʌʃɪŋ//pasˈrʌʃɪŋ/