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serve up grapefruits

Slang definitions & phrases for serve up grapefruits

serve up grapefruits

verb phrase

To pitch balls that are easy to hit: Garner was asked why his pitching staff continued to serve up grapefruits

[1990s+ Baseball; because the ball seems as big as a grapefruit; serve and serve up, ''to pitch,'' are found by 1913 and are possibly from tennis]


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