drag bunt


noun Baseball.

an in-motion bunt for a base hit usually attempted by a left-handed batter, who starts for first base while trailing the bat to meet the ball, without squaring around, in order to catch the infield by surprise.Compare sacrifice(def 6).

Nearby words

  1. draftsmanship,
  2. draftsperson,
  3. draftswoman,
  4. drafty,
  5. drag,
  6. drag chain,
  7. drag coefficient,
  8. drag down,
  9. drag hunt,
  10. drag in

Origin of drag bunt

First recorded in 1945–50

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