Definition of baseball in English:


Line breaks: base|ball
Pronunciation: /ˈbeɪsbɔːl


[mass noun]
  • 1A ball game played between two teams of nine on a diamond-shaped circuit of four bases. It is played chiefly as a warm-weather sport in the US and Canada: a game of baseball [as modifier]: a baseball player
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    • Yes, very pleased for Johnny Damon and all them - they're my favourite team in baseball now.
    • There were dire predictions of the demise of baseball as a major sport if a strike or lockout took place.
    • This innovation led to the transformation of the Cardinals from one of the worst teams in baseball to one of the best.
  • 1.1 [count noun] The hard ball used in baseball.
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    • More than that, he loved throwing baseballs so hard that they popped into the glove and turned hands red.
    • He probably hit baseballs harder and further than anybody who played the game, especially from both sides of the plate.
    • We sold baseballs and made baseballs, and I was the batboy.

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