[ fuhng-goh ]
/ ˈfʌŋ goʊ /
noun, plural fun·goes.Baseball.
(in practice sessions) a ball tossed into the air by the batter and struck as it comes down.
a batted ball, especially a fly ball, hit in this manner.
Also called fungo bat . a bat used in hitting fungoes, being lighter, longer, and narrower than an ordinary baseball bat.
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Origin of fungo
An Americanism dating back to 1865–70; of obscure origin
Words nearby fungo
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