tippity runs

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tip (to hit lightly).

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Noun[edit]

tippity runs (uncountable)

  1. (cricket, Australia, Victoria) A form of backyard cricket; the defining rule of the form, which requires the batsman to run if they hit the ball; the rule increases the pace of the game by creating more runout chances than in ordinary cricket.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1999, Graham Seal, The Lingo: Listening to Australian English, University of New South Wales Press, ISBN 086840-680-5, page 100.