byplay byplay

Definition(s):

  • (n) incidental activity performed by an actor for dramatic effect

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Ratner's challenge, and that of screenwriter Jeff Nathanson, is giving the stars enough comedy byplay to keep audiences awake between the big action scenes, and RH 3 gets it done.
  2. Although they failed to draw enemy fire from the opposite bank, the Turks, who take soldiering seriously, refused to admit that the byplay had been sport.

News

  • Voice of Hawks named Sportscaster of the Year

    By KENNY WALTER WEST LONG BRANCH — A Monmouth University alumnus and sportscaster has again captured the title of the New Jersey Sportscaster of the Year. Matthew Harmon, the play-byplay announcer for Hawk’s football and color analyst for Hawk’s basketball, was honored for the fourth time by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA). read more
    on April 22, 2014     Source: The Hub

Quotes

  1. "I did see it and oh yeah, Steven Baker would hope there is not behind-the-goal footage. There was a bit of byplay going on and then one finished it," Voss told the viewers.
    on Aug 20, 2007 By: Michael Voss Source: The Australian

  2. "That byplay between me and Mike, I miss that occasionally," Russo said. "I can't deny it. But overall, I don't have any regrets."
    on May 14, 2009 By: Chris Russo Source: Newsday

  3. "Yeah, he has some of the coach-player sociological byplay; he's not a guy who's going to hang on every word you say. But I think he respects the coaching staff to the point where he knows we're going to make him better. We're fighting together. And...
    on Feb 14, 2006 By: George Karl Source: USA Today

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