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outswinger

[out-swing-er] /ˈaʊtˌswɪŋ ər/
noun, Cricket.
1.
a ball that when bowled veers from leg side to off side.
Compare inswinger.
Origin of outswinger
1915-1920
First recorded in 1915-20; out- + swinger
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British Dictionary definitions for outswinger

outswinger

/ˈaʊtˌswɪŋə/
noun
1.
(cricket) a ball bowled so as to move from leg to off through the air
2.
(soccer) a ball kicked, esp from a corner, so as to move through the air in a curve away from the goal or the centre
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