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caught looking

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caught looking

adjective phrase

Called out on strikes from not swinging (1970s+ Baseball)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • She wasn't going to be caught looking what she called "second-rate" by this Mr. Graham Guthrie when he came.

    The Sins of the Children Cosmo Hamilton
  • I took care to be often caught looking at him, and then I always turn'd away my Eyes, and pretended to be ashamed.

  • By-and-by many saw her; and those who met her eye once cared not to be caught looking at her again.

    Curious, if True Elizabeth Gaskell
  • The maid looked as foolish as people generally do who are caught looking at themselves in the glass.


    Henry Kingsley
  • The clerks looked at their erstwhile fellow-slave furtively, afraid to be caught looking.

    H. R. Edwin Lefevre

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