Ruthian

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From "Babe" Ruth, holder of the record for number of home runs in a season from 1919 to 1961, and for home runs in a career from 1921 to 1974.

Adjective[edit]

Ruthian (comparative more Ruthian, superlative most Ruthian)

  1. (baseball) Prodigiously accomplished with respect to batting, typically describing the flight of a long home run.
    Jones launches a Ruthian blast; it lands high in the upper deck.