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    power play

    power play - Dictionary definition and meaning for word power play

    Definition
    (noun) an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power
    Synonyms : squeeze , squeeze play
    Example Sentence
    • she laughed at this sexual power play and walked away
    Definition
    (noun) a play in which there is a concentration of players in one location on the field of play
    Example Sentence
    • they used a power play to return the kickoff
    Definition
    (noun) (ice hockey) a play in which one team has a numerical advantage over the other as a result of penalties
    Example Sentence
    • the team was unable to capitalize on the power play
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