Definitions for pick off

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pick-off(verb)

    a baseball play in which a base runner is caught off base and tagged out

  2. pick off(verb)

    shoot one by one

  3. pluck, tweak, pull off, pick off(verb)

    pull or pull out sharply

    "pluck the flowers off the bush"


  1. pick off(Noun)

    An instance of throwing out a batter leading off base.

  2. pick off(Verb)

    (literally) To remove by picking.

  3. pick off(Verb)

    To shoot one by one.

  4. pick off(Verb)

    To dispose of tasks, obstacles, opponents etc. one by one.

  5. pick off(Verb)

    To throw out a runner by tagging them whilst they are not in contact with any of the three bases or home plate.

  6. pick off(Verb)

    To intercept, such as a ball in flight.

Translations for pick off

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

pick off

to shoot (especially people in a group) one by one

He picked off the enemy soldiers.

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