playoff game

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Noun1.playoff game - one game in the series of games constituting a playoff
game - a single play of a sport or other contest; "the game lasted two hours"
playoff - any final competition to determine a championship
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After the Carbondale Terriers were blasted last November by metro power Cahokia in a second-round playoff game, one might have expected head coach Bryan Lee to have the demeanor of the Grinch at Christmas.
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