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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: spitball (0.01086 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to spitball.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: spitball spitball 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) Definition: spitball 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. [1913 Webster] 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] -- Spit baller. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

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