Definition of body English in English:

body English

Syllabification: bod·y Eng·lish

noun

North American
  • A bodily action after throwing, hitting, or kicking a ball, intended as an attempt to influence the ball’s trajectory: see him waving and using body English to try to keep the ball from going foul
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    • He rarely got up except to offer some body English for long-range shots and to implore his troops to ‘Go!’
    • This will often require substantial patience, careful alignment, and a bit of body English.
    • His booming voice was complemented by a genius for body English.

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