inswinger

[in-swing-er]

noun Cricket.

a bowled ball that veers from off side to leg side.

Nearby words

  1. insurrectionize,
  2. insusceptibility,
  3. insusceptible,
  4. inswept,
  5. inswing,
  6. int,
  7. int.,
  8. int. cib.,
  9. int. rev.,
  10. intact

Compare outswinger.

Origin of inswinger

First recorded in 1915–20; in + swinger

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British Dictionary definitions for inswinger

inswinger

noun

cricket a ball bowled so as to move from off to leg through the air
soccer a ball kicked, esp from a corner, so as to move through the air in a curve towards the goal or the centre
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