Definition of Grounder

1. Noun. (baseball) a hit that travels along the ground.

Exact synonyms: Ground Ball, Groundball, Hopper
Generic synonyms: Hit, Hitting, Striking
Specialized synonyms: Chop, Chopper, Roller
Category relationships: Baseball, Baseball Game
Derivative terms: Ground, Hop



Definition of Grounder

1. Noun. (baseball) A ground ball. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Grounder

1. a type of batted baseball [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grounder

groundbreakings
groundburst
groundbursts
groundcherries
groundcherry
groundcover
groundcovers
groundcrew
groundcrews
grounde
grounded
grounded theory
groundedly
groundedness
grounden
grounder (current term)
grounders
groundes
groundfire
groundfish
groundfished
groundfishes
groundfishing
groundfloor
groundfloors
groundhog
groundhogs
groundhopper
groundhoppers
grounding

Literary usage of Grounder

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1. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"grounder (nautical), a ship that is liable to be run aground through bad seamanship. Unfortunately these rejoicings have been marred through the loss of ..."

2. American Painters: With One Hundred and Four Examples of Their Work Engraved by George William Sheldon (1880)
"On asking for work, the ' boss ' said he wanted ' a grounder,' and questioned young Beard in regard to his experience. He answered, although 'a grounder' ..."

3. Athletics at Princeton: A History by Frank Presbrey, James Hugh Moffatt (1901)
"Winslow then sent a hum- ining grounder between Ward's legs and ran to third ... Their supporters grew excited but quickly subsided for Paint's grounder was ..."

4. Athletic Games in the Education of Women by Gertrude Dudley, Frances Kellor (1909)
"If there is a base-runner on each base and a grounder goes to the third ... When no base-runner is on bases and a Hard single grounder goes out to the left ..."

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