instant replay Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “instant replay” - English Dictionary

"instant replay" in American English

See all translations

instant replaynoun [C]

us   /ˈɪn·stənt ˈriˌpleɪ/
a short piece of film in a sports broadcast that shows a particular action in a game again, immediately after it has happened: When they showed the instant replay, it looked like he had caught the ball out of bounds.
(Definition of instant replay from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"instant replay" in British English

See all translations

instant replaynoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌɪn.stənt ˈriː.pleɪ/ us   /ˌɪn.stənt ˈriː.pleɪ/ US UK action replay
a repeat of an important moment from a sports event shown on television, often more slowly to show the action in detail: Instant replay showed the ball was out.
(Definition of instant replay from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of instant replay?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “instant replay”

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day


to decay naturally and in a way that is not harmful

Word of the Day

decision fatigue noun
decision fatigue noun
May 30, 2016
a decreased ability to make decisions as a result of having too many decisions to make Our brains have a finite number of decisions they can make before they get depleted and become less discerning – so this is called decision fatigue.

Read More