ground ball


noun Baseball.

a batted ball that rolls or bounces along the ground.

Compare fly ball.

Origin of ground ball

1830–40, in cricket; 1855–60, Americanism in baseball use
Also called grounder.
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Related Words for ground ball

bunt, grounder, roller, chopper, bleeder