changeup


change·up

noun \ˈchānj-ˌəp\

baseball : a slow pitch that is thrown with the same motion as a fastball in order to fool the batter

Full Definition of CHANGEUP

:  a slow pitch in baseball thrown with the same motion as a fastball in order to deceive the batter

Examples of CHANGEUP

  1. The batter struck out on a changeup.

First Known Use of CHANGEUP

1949

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