Definition of groundout in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡraʊndaʊt/


A play in which a batter is put out by hitting a ground ball to a fielder who throws it to first base before the batter touches that base: he proceeded to second base on a groundout
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  • His main pitch was a nasty forkball, and I remember hitting a groundout to second base.
  • In fact, the final two outs of Greene's no-hit performance were a groundout to third base by Larry Walker and a hard smash on the ground back to Greene by Tim Wallach.
  • His mission - bring in a run - was accomplished with a simple groundout to second base.
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