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changeup

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noun change·up \ˈchānj-ˌəp\

Simple Definition of changeup

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of changeup

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

Examples of changeup in a sentence

  1. The batter struck out on a changeup.



1943

First Known Use of changeup

1943


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