Definition of full toss in English:

full toss

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Cricket

noun

  • A ball pitched right up to the batsman.
    More example sentences
    • I like to see fielders drop catches under pressure, batsman get out to full tosses in crunch situations, strokes of luck that turn a game one way or the other.
    • The bowlers were instructed to bowl a series of slow long hops and full tosses, these aided by the fielders' feet across the boundary line.
    • What part-time bowlers do is that they bowl full tosses and long hops but they slip in one good delivery.

adverb

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  • Without the ball having touched the ground.

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