Meaning of “inning” in the English Dictionary


(Definition of “inning” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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inningnoun [ C ]

us /ˈɪn·ɪŋ/

a numbered period of play in a game of baseball in which both teams bat (= try to hit the ball), or one team’s turn to bat in one of these periods:

Cleveland scored three times in the ninth inning.

(Definition of “inning” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)