[fawrs-out, fohrs-]

noun Baseball.

a put-out of a base runner on a force play.

Nearby words

  1. force to be reckoned with,
  2. force-draft,
  3. force-feed,
  4. force-field analysis,
  5. force-march,
  6. force-ripe,
  7. forced,
  8. forced alimentation,
  9. forced beat,
  10. forced development

Origin of force-out

1895–1900, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase force out Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for force-out

  • It's a force-out attempt aimed at us or at anybody who thinks our way.

    The Planet Strappers|Raymond Zinke Gallun