- the act of bunting.
- a bunted ball.
Origin of bunt1
OTHER WORDS FROM buntbunter, noun
Words nearby bunt
Other definitions for bunt (2 of 3)
Origin of bunt2
Other definitions for bunt (3 of 3)
Origin of bunt3
OTHER WORDS FROM buntbunted, adjective
How to use bunt in a sentence
The only out Harvey recorded in the fifth was a sacrifice bunt, around three singles.Orioles score nine runs in eighth to beat Royals, but few see it|Jon Meoli|September 9, 2021|Washington Post
You might think that laying down bunts 10 times as often as you hit homers isn’t a recipe for success — and it hasn’t been, outside of deadball times.The Best, Worst And Weirdest Stats Of The 2021 MLB Season|Neil Paine (firstname.lastname@example.org)|August 30, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
The out rates on bunt attempts by pitchers have creeped up every year since 2016, and in 2021 it has soared to nearly 94 percent, which would be the highest rate since 1974, the first year there is data on the subject.MLB pitchers were already bad hitters. Modern velocity has made them even worse.|Neil Greenberg|April 22, 2021|Washington Post
The 1918 season had been the year that Ruth revolutionized the game from the Ty Cobb “deadball era” of choppy, small hits and bunts used to move the runner around, to the colossal over the fence home runs that Babe excelled at hitting.This Year's World Series Isn't the First Played During a Pandemic. Here's What Happened to Baseball in 1918|Melissa August|October 23, 2020|Time
In order to make it difficult for Crispin to bunt, Grant put one over high and closetoo high and too close.
He saw Grant looking toward the bench and placing himself in position to get away swiftly on the bunt.
The little bunt had proved so totally unexpected that the Belden players were caught flat-footed.The Boy Scouts of Lakeville High|Leslie W. Quirk
That fellow never swung at a ball before—that one never heard of a bunt—they throw like girls—Oh!
Pitcher and baseman ran for the bunt; Hollis was safe, and the sprinting Dreer went to third without even drawing a throw.