fastball

play
noun fast·ball \ˈfas(t)-ˌbȯl\

Definition of fastball

  1. :  a baseball pitch thrown at full speed and often appearing to rise slightly as it nears the plate

fastballer

play \ˈfas(t)-ˌbȯ-lər\ noun

Examples of fastball in a sentence

  1. He struck him out with a fastball.

1899

First Known Use of fastball

1899


FASTBALL Defined for English Language Learners

fastball

play
noun fast·ball \ˈfas(t)-ˌbȯl\

Definition of fastball for English Language Learners

  • baseball : a pitch that is thrown at full speed : a very fast pitch


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