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off-speed Syllabification: off-speed

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of off-speed in English:


Slower than expected.
Example sentences
  • Colon was expected to mix in off-speed pitches, but he has been trying to get by with average heat.
  • In two-strike counts, he looks for off-speed pitches away.
  • Growth comes from learning an off-speed slider during spring training and having the guts to throw it in June.
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