changeup

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noun change·up \ˈchānj-ˌəp\

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.

Circa 1943

First Known Use of changeup

circa 1943


CHANGEUP Defined for English Language Learners

changeup

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noun change·up \ˈchānj-ˌəp\

Definition of changeup for English Language Learners

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


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