on waivers

Definition of on waivers

baseball
used to describe a process by which a player is removed from a team and is made available to be chosen by other teams
  • He was placed on waivers.

Word by Word Definitions

waiver play waivers
  1. : the act of intentionally relinquishing or abandoning a known right, claim, or privilege

  2. : the act of a club's waiving the right to claim a professional ball player who is being removed from another club's roster


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