triple play

noun

Definition of triple play

  1. :  a play in baseball by which three players are put out

Examples of triple play in a sentence

  1. The batter hit into a triple play.

  2. They turned a triple play in the first inning.

1869

First Known Use of triple play

1869


TRIPLE PLAY Defined for English Language Learners

triple play

noun

Definition of triple play for English Language Learners

  • baseball : a play in which the team in the field causes three runners to be put out

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