perfect game


: a baseball game in which a pitcher allows no hits, no runs, and no opposing batter to reach first base

Examples of perfect game in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fort Worth Benbrook high school baseball, the District 9-4A champions, did not throw a perfect game. Charles Baggarly, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 13 May 2024 Soon, a young pitcher will throw the first perfect game in the history of the franchise’s new home. Laurence Miedema, The Mercury News, 12 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for perfect game 

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Word History

First Known Use

1907, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of perfect game was in 1907

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“Perfect game.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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