outswinger

[ out-swing-er ]
/ ˈaʊtˌswɪŋ ər /

noun Cricket.

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

Nearby words

  1. outstrip,
  2. outstroke,
  3. outsung,
  4. outswear,
  5. outswing,
  6. outtake,
  7. outtalk,
  8. outtell,
  9. outthink,
  10. outthrow

Compare inswinger.

Origin of outswinger

First recorded in 1915–20; out- + swinger

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British Dictionary definitions for outswinger

outswinger

/ (ˈaʊtˌswɪŋə) /

noun

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