pop fly

noun Baseball.
a high fly ball hit to the infield or immediately beyond it that can easily be caught before reaching the ground.
Also called pop-up.


Origin:
1885–90, Americanism

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Example sentences
It's a baseball glove for the almighty to catch those errant pop fly's the universe sends our way every once in a while.
In baseball, the sky needs to be somewhat lit to see a pop fly.
Winning run scored in last of seventh inning on a dropped pop fly.
Let's get our gloves up and expect to catch the pop fly.
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