Definition of shootaround in US English:



  • An informal practice session, typically on the morning before a game.

    ‘Shaw eliminated morning shootarounds on game days to give his players more rest’
    • ‘Johnson started for Toronto despite missing the morning shootaround with flu-like symptoms.’
    • ‘During the shootaround, our coach didn't say a whole lot.’
    • ‘The more juiced he is for a game, the earlier his team arrives for the shootaround.’
    • ‘The players climb off the bus for the game-day shootaround at Austin Peay.’
    • ‘The team had its morning shootaround in DC bumped by a Harlem Globetrotters show.’
    training, rehearsal, repetition, preparation, exercise, drill, study
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