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no-hitter

[noh-hit-er] /ˈnoʊˈhɪt ər/
noun, Baseball.
1.
a no-hit game.
Compare perfect game.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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Examples for no-hitter
  • But a one game no-hitter or a one game cycle does not a career make.
  • He was certainly not a candidate to pitch a no-hitter.
Word Origin and History for no-hitter
n.

baseball term for a baseball game in which one side fails to make a hit, 1939, from no + hit (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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no-hitter

noun

A game in which at least one side gets no base hits (1948+ Baseball)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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