Definition of slider
1 : one that slides
2 : a freshwater turtle (Trachemys scripta synonym Pseudemys scripta) chiefly of the southeastern U.S.; especially : one (T. scripta elegans) usually having a red stripe behind each eye and often sold as a pet
3 : a fast baseball pitch that breaks slightly in the same direction as a curve
4 : a very small meat sandwich typically served on a bun; especially : a small hamburger
Recent Examples of slider from the Web
Miller walked Joey Votto with two outs, then struck out rookie sensation Cody Bellinger on a slider.
Betts hit his 16th home run off an 85mph slider and set a new Red Sox franchise record for the most leadoff home runs.
Ahead in the count 1-2, Mariners starter Ariel Miranda missed with a slider and a fastball before laying a 93 mph fastball over the middle of the plate.
There’s now an extended three-hour happy hour with $8 daiquiris and $5 BBQ duck sliders with green papaya salad.
Danielak has a low-90s fastball with an effective slider and changeup as secondary pitches.
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In contrast, Thompson hit mainly singles Friday — 15 pars to go with a birdie, a bogey and an eagle on 18 by going driver/6-iron and then draining a 25-foot slider.
After getting two quick outs, reliever Steve Cishek got up on Robinson Chirinos 0-2, but later hit him with a 2-2 slider.
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First Known Use of slider
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Definition of slider for English Language Learners
baseball : a fast pitch that curves slightly in the air
: something that slides
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