line drive


noun Baseball.

a batted ball that travels low, fast, and straight.

Nearby words

  1. line copy,
  2. line cut,
  3. line dance,
  4. line dancing,
  5. line drawing,
  6. line drop,
  7. line engraving,
  8. line fish,
  9. line gale,
  10. line gauge

Origin of line drive

First recorded in 1930–35

Also called liner.

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