ticky-tac foul (tik'-e-tak' fowl) noun. A foul that is called on a play in which the defender makes minimal contact with the offensive player.

Usage example: Eric Snow barely brushed against Allen Iverson, but the ref called a ticky-tac foul because Iverson missed the layup.

ticky-tac foul
Now that's a ticky-tac foul if I've ever seen one.
Anonymous Jack said...
Maybe they should start calling them "Flash fouls"....

Blogger sami said...
The term ticky tac foul should be used only in the sewing room.

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