second base

noun

Definition of second base

  1. 1 :  the base that must be touched second by a base runner in baseball

  2. 2 :  the player position for defending the area on the first-base side of second base

second baseman

noun

Examples of second base in a sentence

  1. He slid into second base.

  2. He used to play second base for the Red Sox.

1845

First Known Use of second base

1845


SECOND BASE Defined for English Language Learners

second base

noun

Definition of second base for English Language Learners

  • baseball : the base that must be touched second by a base runner; also : the position of the player who defends the area near second base


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