Definition of shortstop in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈSHôrtˌstäp/


A fielder positioned in the infield between second and third base, or the position itself.
Example sentences
  • Writers no longer take note of the assists credited to a shortstop or second baseman.
  • The batter hit a lazy fly ball which the shortstop easily reached just behind second base.
  • I started as a shortstop and was second in fielding and hitting in the League.

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Syllabification: short·stop

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