putout

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noun put·out \ˈpu̇t-ˌau̇t\

Definition of putout

  1. :  the retiring of a base runner or batter by a defensive player in baseball

Examples of putout in a Sentence

  1. The shortstop fielded the grounder and threw to first base for the putout.

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1882

First Known Use of putout

1882


PUTOUT Defined for English Language Learners

putout

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noun

Definition of putout for English Language Learners

  • baseball : an action that causes a batter or runner on the opposite team to be out


PUTOUT Defined for Kids

putout

play
noun put·out \ˈpu̇t-ˌau̇t\

Definition of putout for Students

  1. :  4out


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