Meaning of “strikeout” in the English Dictionary


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strikeoutnoun [ C ]

us /ˈstrɑɪkˌɑʊt/

(in baseball) the act of failing three times to hit the ball or of causing a player to do this:

Nolan Ryan was a great pitcher, and usually led the league in strikeouts.

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