[ fawrs-out, fohrs- ]
/ ˈfɔrsˌaʊt, ˈfoʊrs- /

noun Baseball.

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

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