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Definition of "putout" []

  • Baseball A play in which a batter or a baserunner is retired. (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 "putout" in a sentence
  • "At 12:01 a.m. on October 21, 2004, New York batsman Rubén Sierra hit a routine groundball to second baseman Pokey Reese, who threw to first baseman Doug Mientkiewicz for the final putout of a dominant 10-3 victory."
  • "FROM THE POST: The Nationals pull off a perfectly executed relay, and we go inside to discover the hidden beauty in a 9-6-5 putout."
  • "Berkman making a defensive putout in Sunday's game."