Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

passed ball

noun

Definition of passed ball

  1. :  a baseball pitch not hit by the batter that passes the catcher when it should have been caught and allows a base runner to advance — compare wild pitch



1861

First Known Use of passed ball

1861


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up passed ball? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

different from the usual or normal

Get Word of the Day daily email!