Definitions for knuckle ballˈnʌk lər

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knuck′le ball`ˈnʌk lər(n.)

or knuck′le•ball`

  1. a slow baseball pitch that moves erratically toward home plate, delivered by holding the ball between the thumb and the knuckles or fingertips.

    Category: Sport

Origin of knuckle ball:

1905–10, Amer.

knuck′le•ball`er(n.)

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