Share this entry
strikeout Syllabification: strike·out
Pronunciation: /ˈstrīkˌout/

Definition of strikeout in English:


An out called when a batter accumulates three strikes.
Example sentences
  • It is not about home runs and strikeouts, Hall of Fame hitters and knockdown pitchers.
  • The next year, he finished second among all minor league pitchers with 187 strikeouts.
  • He consistently is around the plate and can retire batters with strikeouts or by forcing them to hit the ball on the ground.


Computing Back to top  
(Of text) having a horizontal line through the middle; crossed out.
Definition of strikeout in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources