tap in (plural tap ins)
- (golf) A simple, short putt very close to the hole.
- (soccer) A simple shot into the goal from close range, and without opposition.
tap in (third-person singular simple present taps in, present participle tapping in, simple past and past participle tapped in)
- (soccer) To kick a simple shot, without opposition, from close range into the goal.
2011, Phil McNulty, Euro 2012: Montenegro 2-2 England:
- Bent was again left with the simplest of finishes when Rooney picked out Young and he unselfishly crossed for Bent to tap in from inside the six-yard area.