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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: spitball(0.01086 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to spitball.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a projectile made by chewing a piece of paper and shaping it
into a sphere
2: an illegal pitch in which a foreign substance (spit or
Vaseline) is applied to the ball by the pitcher before he
throws it [syn: spitter]
English → English (gcide)
spitball \spit"ball`\, spit ball \spit" ball`\, n.
1. Paper chewed, and rolled into a ball, to be thrown as a
missile; -- a childish prank.
2. (Baseball) A pitched ball in throwing which the pitcher
grips the ball between two, or three, fingers on one side
(which is made slippery, as by saliva) and the thumb on
the other side, and delivers it so that it slips off the
fingers with the least possible friction; -- also called
spitter. When pitched directly overhand a spit ball
darts downward, when pitched with the arm extended
sidewise it darts down and out. The use of such a pitch is
against the rules of professional baseball. [Cant] --
[Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]