Definition of putout in English:

putout

Syllabification: put·out
Pronunciation: /ˈpo͝otˌout
 
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noun

  • Baseball An act of a fielder in retiring a batter or runner.
    More 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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