Definition of spot-up in English:

spot-up

adjective

  • Designating a player who is proficient at making a jump shot immediately after receiving the ball, without moving from his or her current spot (typically some distance from the basket).

noun

  • A jump shot taken by a player immediately after receiving the ball, without moving from his or her current spot. Also: a position suitable for taking such a shot; the act of taking up such a position.

Origin

1980s; earliest use found in Associated Press Newswire. From to spot up.

Pronunciation

spot-up

/ˈspɒtʌp/