Layup vs Buildup - What's the difference?

layup | buildup |


As nouns the difference between layup and buildup

is that layup is (basketball) a close-range shot in which the shooter banks the ball off the backboard from a few feet away while buildup is an ; an increase; a gradual development.

layup

English

Alternative forms

* lay-up

Noun

(en noun)
  • (basketball) A close-range shot in which the shooter banks the ball off the backboard from a few feet away.
  • (colloquial) A relatively easy task.
  • Meeting the numbers will be a layup , if not a slam dunk.

    See also

    * slam dunk

    Anagrams

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    buildup

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An ; an increase; a gradual development.
  • Antonyms

    * teardown