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Definition of "ground ball" []

  • Baseball A batted ball that rolls or bounces along the ground. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ground ball" in a sentence
  • "But on the thirteenth, a birdie hole, par five and only 508 yards, I hit a humiliating ground ball off the tee, a ball that by all the laws of fairness should have bounded down and down into the woods on the left side, unfindable, unsalvageable."
  • "From the perfect lie on the Villa dEstes well-groomed first fairway, I hit a shot I had not managed to hit on the range that morning, a severely yanked ground ball that bounced and skittered and then tumbled sideways into the rough, side hill."
  • "On the down-sloping par-three second I hit a pathetic ground ball off the tee."