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strikeout Line breaks: strike|out
Pronunciation: /ˈstrʌɪkaʊt/

Definition of strikeout in English:


An out called when a batter has made 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.


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(Of text) having a horizontal line through the middle; crossed out.

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