base hit

noun

Definition of base hit

:a hit in baseball that enables the batter to reach base safely without benefit of an error or fielder's choice

First Known Use of base hit

1871


BASE HIT Defined for English Language Learners

base hit

noun

Definition of base hit for English Language Learners

  • baseball : a hit that allows a batter to reach a base safely : a single, double, triple, or home run


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