Definition of pass rushing in English:

pass rushing

noun

American Football
  • Defensive play aimed at preventing the opposing quarterback from passing by engaging in a pass rush.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in The Oakland Tribune. From pass + rushing, after pass rusher.

Pronunciation

pass rushing

/ˌpɑːs ˈrʌʃɪŋ//ˌpas ˈrʌʃɪŋ/