no-hitter

[ noh-hit-er ]
/ ˈnoʊˈhɪt ər /
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noun Baseball.

a no-hit game.
Compare perfect game.

Origin of no-hitter

First recorded in 1935–40
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Word Origin and History for no-hitter

no-hitter


n.

baseball term for a baseball game in which one side fails to make a hit, 1939, from no + hit (n.).

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