injured list

[ in-jerd list ]

nounChiefly Baseball.
  1. Formerly disabled list . the list to which a player’s name is formally added for a designated number of days when the player is injured or ill, during which time the team can replace the player on its roster. Abbreviation: IL: Compare injured reserve.

Origin of injured list

First recorded in 1945–50 for basketball, and in 2015–20 for baseball; see also disabled list

Words Nearby injured list Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023