pick off

verb

Definition of pick off

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to shoot or bring down especially one by one

  3. 2 :  to put out (a base runner who is off base) with a quick throw (as from the pitcher or catcher)

  4. 3 :  intercept picked off a pass

Examples of pick off in a Sentence

  1. picked off more passes than any other player in the division

First Known Use of pick off

1810



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