off-speed

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adjective \ ˈȯf-ˈspēd \

Definition of off-speed

:being slower than usual or expected
  • throwing off-speed pitches

First Known Use of off-speed

1951


OFF-SPEED Defined for English Language Learners

off-speed

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adjective

Definition of off-speed for English Language Learners

  • baseball of a pitch : slower than usual or expected


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