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.

Nearby words

  1. pootle,
  2. poove,
  3. pop,
  4. pop art,
  5. pop concert,
  6. pop off,
  7. pop psych,
  8. pop shop,
  9. pop the question,
  10. pop up

Origin of pop fly

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90

Also called pop-up.

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