victory lap


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victory lap

n
another name for lap of honour
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Noun1.victory lap - a lap by the winning person or team run to celebrate the victoryvictory lap - a lap by the winning person or team run to celebrate the victory
circle, lap, circuit - movement once around a course; "he drove an extra lap just for insurance"
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While he is "pleased" with Target's results, Cornell said there is "no time for a victory lap," adding that 2018 will be about acceleration and leaning into competitive strengths.
Maradona could barely contain his delight and he set off on a victory lap, celebrating frenziedly with his coaching staff and the fans.
And he's marking it with a victory lap to commentate on 18 games for Match of the Day before bringing down the curtain at next year's FA Cup Final.
Graduating from the 14-and-below age group, the former champions seek for one last victory lap as they banner the young triathletes for one last time.
The latest leg of President Barack Obama seemingly endless, Jeteresque PR campaigna final victory lap around the baseball diamond, as it weretook place on MLK Day at the White House, where the World Champion Chicago Cubs were honored by the president, and vice versa.
Alistair then overtook Jonny on the first lap of four loops in the 10km run and it quickly became a victory lap for the London 2012 gold medallist.
Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee," Lewis Hamilton said while taking his victory lap.
So after Gay, whose reputation was besmirched by a one-year doping suspension, won the 100-meter final Friday night at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, the sprinting superstar nervously took a victory lap at Hayward Field.
With an acclaimed autobiography and comeback album to his name this year, this should have been a victory lap on home turf for Billy, but in truth his performance didn't quite connect with the late afternoon crowd.
Ya Later, Legislator: Partisan is Such Sweet Sorrow: A Colbert Victory Lap, '014.
The victory lap continued with a cameo from arguably Paxman's most infamous victim as Michael "Did you threaten to overrule him?
Right now they are on an extended victory lap vacation.

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