Definition of putout
: the retiring of a base runner or batter by a defensive player in baseball
Examples of putout in a Sentence
The shortstop fielded the grounder and threw to first base for the putout.
Recent Examples of putout from the Web
Cuthbert adjusted his stretch to complete the putout.
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First Known Use of putout
PUTOUT Defined for English Language Learners
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
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