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beamer Line breaks: beam¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈbiːmə/

Definition of beamer in English:


A ball bowled directly at a batsman’s head or upper body without bouncing (regarded as unsporting).
Example sentences
  • Kevin Pietersen smacked Lee for huge six into the stands at midwicket and there will be debate over whether a thigh-high full toss was a beamer or a missed lbw dismissal.
  • Bracewell believes that Lee could become the first cricketer to be taken to court for bowling a beamer following a recent incident that occurred in rugby league.
  • Irfan Pathan had been ordered out of the attack after he bowled two beamers in an over during the slog.

Words that rhyme with beamer

blasphemer, Colima, creamer, dreamer, emphysema, femur, Iwo Jima, Kagoshima, lemur, Lima, oedema (US edema), ottava rima, Pima, reamer, redeemer, schema, schemer, screamer, seamer, Selima, steamer, streamer, terza rima, Tsushima
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