strike out

verb

Definition of strike out

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to enter upon a course of action

  3. 2 :  to set out vigorously

  4. 3 :  to make an out in baseball by a strikeout

  5. 4 :  to finish bowling a string with consecutive strikes; specifically :  to bowl three strikes in the last frame

  6. 5 :  fail 2c

  7. transitive verb
  8. of a baseball pitcher :  to retire (someone) by a strikeout

Examples of strike out in a Sentence

  1. their joint venture in Las Vegas struck out, and they hurriedly dissolved the partnership

  2. struck out all references to indecent matters

1707

First Known Use of strike out

1707



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