Definition of strikeout
(Entry 1 of 2)
struck out; struck out also stricken out; striking out; strikes out
Definition of strike out (Entry 2 of 2)
1 : to enter upon a course of action
2 : to set out vigorously
3 : to make an out in baseball by a strikeout
4 : to finish bowling a string with consecutive strikes specifically : to bowl three strikes in the last frame
5 : fail sense 2c
of a baseball pitcher : to retire (someone) by a strikeout
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