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perfect game Syllabification: per·fect game

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of perfect game in English:


Baseball A game in which all the batters from one team are retired in order, with no one reaching base.
Example sentences
  • My friend thinks this qualifies as a perfect game since no runners reached base.
  • It was the 10th perfect game in baseball history and only the second in National League regular season play since 1900.
  • In the end, he came out on top, pitching his fourth career no-hitter and the eighth perfect game in baseball history.
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