off-speed

adjective
\ ˈȯf-ˈspēd How to pronounce off-speed (audio) \

Definition of off-speed

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

First Known Use of off-speed

1951, in the meaning defined above

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“Off-speed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/off-speed. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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off-speed

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of off-speed

baseball, of a pitch : slower than usual or expected

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