[ bruhsh-bak ]
/ ˈbrʌʃˌbæk /
a fastball thrown high and inside to force the batter away from the plate, often to intimidate.
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Origin of brushback
First recorded in 1950–55; noun use of verb phrase brush back
Words nearby brushback
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