line drive

noun

Definition of line drive

:a batted baseball hit in a nearly straight line usually not far above the ground

Examples of line drive in a Sentence

  1. He hit a hard line drive to the shortstop.

First Known Use of line drive

1903


LINE DRIVE Defined for English Language Learners

line drive

noun

Definition of line drive for English Language Learners

  • baseball : a ball that is hit by the batter and goes in a nearly straight line not far above the ground


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