minicamp

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Etymology[edit]

mini- +‎ camp

Noun[edit]

minicamp (plural minicamps)

  1. (US sports) A short training session for members of a professional sports team, held before the main preseason training
    • 1975 July 15, Neil Amdur, “Buggs Off to a Fast Start In Giants' Training Camp”, page 27:
      Since the Giants' minicamp last spring, Buggs already has begun to expand his training horizons, much to Arnsparger's satisfaction.
    • 2007 May 2, The Associated Press, “Sports Briefing”, New York Times:
      He [] was with the Dolphins for their first minicamp under their new coach, Cam Cameron, last month.