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victory lap

This page is about the collocation victory lap

collocation pattern: noun + noun

Meaning

a lap around a field or track to celebrate a victory

For example

  • The crowd cheered as the winning team ran a victory lap.

  • She grabbed a flag and held it over her head as she slowly ran her victory lap.

Note:
Also "lap of honour" (Br English)

Quick Quiz

A victory lap is

a. a lap that ensures a victory

b. a lap to celebrate winning

c. the last lap of a race

Contributor: Matt Errey