Definition of change-up in English:


Syllabification: change-up
Pronunciation: /ˈCHānjˌəp


A deceptively slow pitch intended to throw off the batter’s timing.
More 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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