second base

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  1. the second in order of the bases from home plate.

  2. the position of the player covering the area of the infield between second and first bases.

Origin of second base

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45

Words Nearby second base Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use second base in a sentence

  • And go the Irish cadet did, and reached second-base before the fielder could send the ball up.

    The Putnam Hall Rivals | Arthur M. Winfield