- a ball pitched so that it curves away from the batter.
- the course of such a ball.
Origin of outcurve
Words nearby outcurve
How to use outcurve in a sentence
He struck at the next and missed, and then Jim fanned him with a slow outcurve that he almost broke his back in reaching for.
The next was a wide outcurve away from the plate, but Ellis did not “bite,” and it went as a ball.Bert Wilson's Fadeaway Ball|J. W. Duffield
The third ball pitched was a wide outcurve at which Larry refused to bite.Baseball Joe Around the World|Lester Chadwick
Then the first ball pitched came in an outcurve which he swung at in vain.The Rover Boys at Big Horn Ranch|Edward Stratemeyer
To make him hit into a double play, Jim made the next an outcurve.