sacrifice fly


noun Baseball.

a fly ball when there are fewer than two players out that enables a base runner, usually at third base, to score after the ball is caught.

Nearby words

  1. sacred site,
  2. sacred thread,
  3. sacred writ,
  4. sacredly,
  5. sacrifice,
  6. sacrifice paddock,
  7. sacrificial,
  8. sacrificial anode,
  9. sacrificially,
  10. sacrilege

Origin of sacrifice fly

First recorded in 1965–70

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