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A usually underhand pass that is thrown sideways or somewhat backward with respect to downfield.
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a pass in football thrown parallel to the line of scrimmage or backward from the position of the passer.
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|Noun||1.||lateral pass - a pass to a receiver upfield from the passer|
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