Definition of change-up in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈCHānjˌəp/


A deceptively slow pitch intended to throw off the batter’s timing.
Example sentences
  • Both pitchers throw a fastball, curveball, and a change-up.
  • But I learned that I needed a change-up and that's been a big pitch for me.
  • His curveball doesn't drop much, his change-up stays pretty flat, and he has next to no movement on his ‘fastball.’

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Syllabification: change-up

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