Definition of yorker in English:
A ball bowled so that it pitches immediately under the bat: he bowls a good yorker
More example sentences
- Pollock bowled a yorker aimed at off-stump which Kumble edged towards the third man boundary.
- I was completely inexperienced; I didn't know how to take the pace off the ball or how to bowl yorkers.
- He likes bowling yorkers, as two Western Australians, the all-rounder Darren Wates and wicketkeeper Ryan Campbell, can testify.
probably from York, suggesting its introduction by Yorkshire players.