noncall

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

non- +‎ call

Noun[edit]

noncall (plural noncalls)

  1. (sports) A failure to make a call, such as by a referee
    • 2007 March 30, Ray Glier, “Two Calls Still Have the Fans Buzzing”, in New York Times[1]:
      Whether their identities are part of the legacy of this Final Four will depend on their ability to avoid making that one memorable call — or noncall.