Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “groundout”

groundout

noun [C]   /ˈɡraʊnd.aʊt/ US
in baseball, the act of hitting a ball along the ground so that it is caught by someone on the other team who then causes the batter (= person who hits the ball) to be outBaseball and roundersGeneral terms used in ball sports
(Definition of groundout noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of groundout

Translations of “groundout”

Word of the Day

cruise

a journey on a large ship for pleasure, during which you visit several places

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More