Definition of strikeout in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈstrʌɪkaʊt


  • An out called when a batter has made three strikes.
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    • 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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