offspin

noun

: spin imparted to a bowled ball in cricket that tends to cause it to break from the off side to the leg side

Word History

Etymology

off entry 3 + spin

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“Offspin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/offspin. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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