off break

noun

cricket a bowled ball that spins from off to leg on pitching

Nearby words

  1. off again, on again,
  2. off and on,
  3. off and running,
  4. off balance,
  5. off base,
  6. off broadway,
  7. off chance,
  8. off colour,
  9. off duty,
  10. off guard

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Examples from the Web for off break

  • The cut on a golf ball in such a stroke as I am now describing resembles almost exactly the off-break spin in cricket.

    The Soul of Golf|Percy Adolphus Vaile