[ out-swing-er ]
/ ˈaʊtˌswɪŋ ər /
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a ball that when bowled veers from leg side to off side.
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British Dictionary definitions for outswinger
/ (ˈaʊtˌswɪŋə) /
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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