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scatter-armed

[ skat-er-ahrmd ]
/ ˈskæt ərˌɑrmd /
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adjective, Sports.
having poor control of the ball in a game in which throwing a ball is part of the play; tending to throw a ball outside its intended path: scatter-armed pitchers;a strong but scatter-armed quarterback.
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Origin of scatter-armed

First recorded in 1980–85; scatter + armed1
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