in the dirt

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in the dirt

baseball, of a pitch
:having hit the ground near home plate before reaching the catcher
  • He swung and missed at a curveball in the dirt.

Word by Word Definitions

dirt play
  1. : excrement

  2. : a filthy or soiling substance (such as mud, dust, or grime)

  3. : something worthless


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