slurve

[ slurv ]
/ slɜrv /

noun Baseball.

a pitch similar to a slider in delivery but with more curve to the ball’s path: He throws a hard slurve, which has resulted in a lot of swinging strikeouts.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. slunk,
  2. slur,
  3. slurb,
  4. slurp,
  5. slurry,
  6. slush,
  7. slush fund,
  8. slush pile,
  9. slushy,
  10. slut

Origin of slurve

First recorded in 1975–80; blend of slider and curve

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