off–speed

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adjective \ˈȯf-ˈspēd\

Definition of off–speed

  1. :  being slower than usual or expected throwing off–speed pitches

1951

First Known Use of off–speed

1951


OFF–SPEED Defined for English Language Learners

off–speed

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adjective \ˈȯf-ˈspēd\

Definition of off–speed for English Language Learners

  • baseball of a pitch : slower than usual or expected

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