sacrifice bunt

noun

Definition of sacrifice bunt

baseball
:a bunt that allows a runner to go to the next base while the batter is put out

Word by Word Definitions

sacrifice play
  1. : an act of offering to a deity something precious

  2. : something offered in sacrifice

  3. : destruction or surrender of something for the sake of something else

  1. : to offer as a sacrifice

  2. : to suffer loss of, give up, renounce, injure, or destroy especially for an ideal, belief, or end

  3. : to sell at a loss

bunt play
  1. : the middle part of a square sail

  2. : the part of a furled sail gathered up in a bunch at the center of the yard

  3. : the bagging part of a fishing net

  1. : to strike or push with or as if with the head : butt

  2. : to push or tap (a baseball) lightly with a bat without swinging

  3. : to bunt a baseball

  1. : an act or instance of bunting

  2. : a bunted ball

  1. : a destructive covered smut of wheat caused by a fungus (genus Tilletia)


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