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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An illegal pitch in which a foreign substance is applied to the projectile by the pitcher before he throws it; A projectile made by chewing a piece of paper and shaping it into a sphere.

Usage examples (31)
  • Enough could let your round stop still in the barrel, most likely it would "spitball" out.
  • Preacher Roe – admitted and bragged about spitball
  • I fear this may be our last spitball since that's all
  • He'd almost be better off with a straw at a spitball. for more
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