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extra-base hit

[ ek-struh-beys ]
/ ˈɛk strəˈbeɪs /

noun Baseball.

a base hit that enables a batter to reach more than one base safely, as a two-base hit, three-base hit, or home run.

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Nearby words

extra point, extra time, extra virgin, extra-, extra-atmospheric, extra-base hit, extra-condensed, extra-high voltage, extra-special, extra-virgin, extrabold

Origin of extra-base hit

First recorded in 1945–50
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019