overpitch

/ (ˌəʊvəˈpɪtʃ) /

verb

cricket to bowl (a ball) so that it pitches too close to the stumps

Nearby words

  1. overparted,
  2. overpass,
  3. overpay,
  4. overpeople,
  5. overpersuade,
  6. overplay,
  7. overplus,
  8. overpopulate,
  9. overpopulated,
  10. overpopulation

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Examples from the Web for overpitch

  • Huge Telamonian Ajax with strong arm Dismiss'd it third, and overpitch'd them both.

  • The green is on a plateau with bunkers all about it, and if you overpitch it your ball will be in the rushes beyond.