[ three-bag-er ]
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nounBaseball Informal.

Origin of three-bagger

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75

Words Nearby three-bagger Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use three-bagger in a sentence

  • Hollis made a bid for a three-bagger, but Ken, by another hard sprint, knocked the ball down.

    The Young Pitcher | Zane Grey
  • Their eyes followed the flight of the ball, which was a mighty three-bagger that Burkett had lined out between right and center.

  • But though one of them, Browning, knocked out a corking three-bagger, the inning ended without results.

  • And he met the first ball pitched and lined a beautiful three-bagger to deep center.

    The Rover Boys Down East | Arthur M. Winfield
  • Greenway led with two singles and a three-bagger, while Barton made a two-bagger and a home run.