baseball
: an out that results from a force play
a force-out at second base

called also force

Word History

First Known Use

1896, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of force-out was in 1896

Dictionary Entries Near force-out

Cite this Entry

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

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