shoestring catch

noun

Definition of shoestring catch

  1. :  a catch (as in baseball) made very close to the feet

Examples of shoestring catch in a Sentence

  1. The left fielder made a shoestring catch.

1926

First Known Use of shoestring catch

1926


SHOESTRING CATCH Defined for English Language Learners

shoestring catch

noun

Definition of shoestring catch for English Language Learners

  • baseball : a catch made when the ball is just above the ground

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