sacrifice bunt


Definition of sacrifice bunt


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

Word by Word Definitions

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

    :  the killing of a victim on an altar

    :  something offered in sacrifice

  1. :  to offer as a sacrifice

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

    :  to sell at a loss

  1. :  the middle part of a square sail

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

    :  the bagging part of a fishing net

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

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

    :  to bunt a baseball

  1. :  an act or instance of bunting

    :  a bunted ball

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

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to criticize severely

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