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sidearm

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noun side·arm \ˈsīd-ˌärm\

Definition of sidearm

  1. :  a weapon (as a sword, revolver, or bayonet) worn at the side or in the belt

1689

First Known Use of sidearm

1689

Other Weapons and Explosives Terms


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sidearm

adjective side·arm

Definition of sidearm

  1. :  of, relating to, using, or being a throw (as in baseball) in which the arm is not raised above the shoulder and the ball is thrown with a sideways sweep of the arm between shoulder and hip <sidearm delivery> <a sidearm pass>

sidearm

adverb

Examples of sidearm in a sentence

  1. The pitcher has a sidearm delivery.

1890

First Known Use of sidearm

1890

Other Baseball Terms


SIDEARM Defined for English Language Learners

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sidearm

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noun side·arm \ˈsīd-ˌärm\

Definition of sidearm for English Language Learners

  • : a weapon (such as a sword or handgun) that is worn on your hip or in your belt


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sidearm

adjective side·arm

Definition of sidearm for English Language Learners

  • : done with your arm moving out to the side


SIDEARM Defined for Kids

sidearm

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adverb side·arm \ˈsīd-ˌärm\

Definition of sidearm for Students

  1. :  with the arm moving out to the side <She threw the ball sidearm.>

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