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sweet spot

noun
1.
Sports. the spot on a club, racket, bat, etc., where a ball is most effectively hit.
Origin of sweet spot
1920-1925
1920-25
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  • Even in early childhood, I had selected a sweet spot, of shade and glimmering sunshine, for my grave.

    Other Tales and Sketches Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • It is certainly a soft spot to fall on and a sweet spot to look at.

    The Wisdom of Father Brown G. K. Chesterton
  • sweet spot for the heart to unfold itself, to tell its hidden tale in the ear of Infinite love, tenderness, and compassion!

  • The birds hopped fearlessly from bough to bough, as if this sweet spot were all their own.

    Helen Maria Edgeworth
  • Near to a little island's point they grew; Whence Calidore might have the goodliest view Of this sweet spot of earth.

    Poems 1817 John Keats
British Dictionary definitions for sweet spot

sweet spot

noun
1.
(sport) the centre area of a racquet, golf club, etc, from which the cleanest shots are made
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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sweet spot

noun phrase

The best area on a tennis racket, hockey stick, golf club, or baseball bat for contact with the ball or puck: they will find the sweet spot with greater frequency with the Slotz (1974+)

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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