bloop

noun

bloop transitive verb

Examples of bloop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Two walks, a bloop single, a slow roller and a double steal turned into three runs for the Nats, who wiped out the Giants’ early 1-0 lead. Jason Mastrodonato, The Mercury News, 9 Apr. 2024 Tanner Scott held Pittsburgh (1-0) off the scoreboard in the ninth and Declan Cronin did the same in the 10th and 11th before the Pirates scored the go-ahead run in the 12th on a Jared Triolo two-out bloop single to right that scored Ke’Bryan Hayes, who began the inning on second base. Jordan McPherson, Miami Herald, 29 Mar. 2024 Sandoval was then pulled, having endured a painfully familiar storyline, filled with walks, bloop hits and poor defense behind him all. Jeff Fletcher, Orange County Register, 28 Mar. 2024 Computers bleep and bloop as two cameras on the telescope start and stop eight-minute exposures. Ethan Baron, The Mercury News, 22 Jan. 2024 After Taylor's homer, Mark Canha hit a bloop RBI single and pinch-hitter Victor Caratini had a sacrifice fly. Larry Fleisher, BostonGlobe.com, 9 Sep. 2023 In the first inning, Skubal allowed a leadoff bloop single by Whit Merrifield. Tony Garcia, Detroit Free Press, 9 July 2023 Center fielder Kiké Hernández collected the bloop single and threw the ball to the mound, where Casas should have been as the cutoff man, but the first baseman was late to cover and the ball reached home plate. Julian McWilliams, BostonGlobe.com, 14 June 2023 Carrasco only allowed one hit in the first three innings, a Winker bloop RBI single, but then allowed two singles and a two-run homer in the fourth, followed by two walks here in the fifth (and four overall). Jr Radcliffe, Journal Sentinel, 3 Apr. 2023

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Word History

Etymology

back-formation from blooper

First Known Use

1941, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bloop was in 1941

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“Bloop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bloop. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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