Definition of pickoff
: a baseball play in which a base runner is picked off
Examples of pickoff in a sentence
He made a pickoff throw to third base.
First Known Use of pickoff
PICKOFF Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pickoff for English Language Learners
baseball : a play in which a runner who is close to a base is tagged out when the pitcher or catcher quickly throws the ball to that base
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