Definition of putout in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpo͝otout/


Baseball An act of a fielder in retiring a batter or runner.
Example sentences
  • Since his first full season in 1997, he leads center fielders in putouts and assists.
  • He holds the major league record for putouts by a catcher and played an NL-record 2,056 games at the position.
  • Limbaugh, who likes to hug the right-field line, boasts of many putouts in foul territory.

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Syllabification: put·out

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