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put-out

[poo t-out] /ˈpʊtˌaʊt/
noun, Baseball.
1.
an instance of putting out a batter or base runner.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase put out
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British Dictionary definitions for putout

put out

verb (transitive, adverb)
1.
(often passive)
  1. to annoy; anger
  2. to confound or disturb; confuse
2.
to extinguish or douse (a fire, light, etc): he put out the fire
3.
to poke forward: to put out one's tongue
4.
to be or present a source of inconvenience or annoyance to (a person): I hope I'm not putting you out
5.
to issue or publish; broadcast: the authorities put out a leaflet
6.
to render unconscious
7.
to dislocate: he put out his shoulder in the accident
8.
to show or exert: the workers put out all their energy in the campaign
9.
to pass, give out (work to be done) at different premises
10.
to lend (money) at interest
11.
(cricket) to dismiss (a player or team)
12.
(baseball) to cause (a batter or runner) to be out by a fielding play
noun
13.
(baseball) a play in which the batter or runner is put out
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Slang definitions & phrases for putout

putout

noun

An out, other than a strikeout (Baseball)


put-out

adjective

Angry; upset; offended: I know you will be put out at my not writing (1887+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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