curveball

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
(Redirected from curve ball)
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

curve +‎ ball

Noun[edit]

curveball (plural curveballs)

  1. (baseball) A forespin pitch thrown by rotating the index and middle fingers down and resulting in motion down "curve"
    He bit on a curveball in the dirt.
  2. An unexpected turn of events initiated by an opponent or chance.
    Life has thrown him a few curveballs.

Coordinate terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Translations[edit]