strikeout

[strahyk-out]

noun Baseball.

an out made by a batter to whom three strikes have been charged, or as recorded by the pitcher who accomplishes this.

Nearby words

  1. strike zone,
  2. strike-slip fault,
  3. strikebound,
  4. strikebreaker,
  5. strikebreaking,
  6. strikeover,
  7. striker,
  8. striking,
  9. striking circle,
  10. striking price

Origin of strikeout

1885–90, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase strike out

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