pop fly

noun Baseball.

a high fly ball hit to the infield or immediately beyond it that can easily be caught before reaching the ground.

Origin of pop fly

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90
Also called pop-up.
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Related Words for pop fly

blooper, bloop, looper, pop-up

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