follow Dictionary.com

Yours, Etc.: Origins and Uses of 8 Sign-Offs

ground ball

noun, Baseball.
1.
a batted ball that rolls or bounces along the ground.
Also called grounder.
Compare fly ball.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40, in cricket; 1855-60, Americanism in baseball use
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for ground ball
  • Sit back on your heels for one play, and what was supposed to be a routine ground ball suddenly becomes a stand-up double.

Word of the Day

Click to see easier and harder words for ground ball

Word Value for ground

8
11
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with ground ball