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perfect game

a baseball game in which the same player pitches throughout the full game without allowing any player of the opposing team to reach first base by a base hit, base on balls, error, or any other means.
Compare no-hitter.
a game in bowling of 12 consecutive strikes.
Origin of perfect game
First recorded in 1945-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Five minutes had not passed before the boys had things adjusted and old Irons O was ready to pitch a perfect game.

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  • They are in every respect the most important and the most perfect game birds of the district which they inhabit.

British Dictionary definitions for perfect game

perfect game

(baseball) a game in which no batter on the opposing team reaches first base
(tenpin bowling) a game in which a bowler scores twelve consecutive strikes
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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