knuckler

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

knuckle +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

knuckler (plural knucklers)

  1. (baseball slang) A knuckleball.
    • 1952, Bernard Malamud, The Natural, Chapter 2,
      Fowler flung a stiff-wrist knuckler that hung in the air without spin before it took a sudden dip, but Roy scooped it up with the stick and lifted it twenty rows up into the center field stands.

See also[edit]

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