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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

(baseball) Play in which a base runner, who is not on base, is tagged out by an infielder on a quick throw, usually from the pitcher or catcher; Also: (football) An interception.

Usage examples (35)
  • The three pickoff moves got me back into the game.
  • After three pickoff throws, Rivera was ready to pitch.
  • He also didn't show a very good pickoff move to first.
  • He has a good pickoff move, and he runs the bases well. for more
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