fly ball
noun Date: 1865 fly II,5

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fly ball — Fly Fly, n.; pl. {Flies} (fl[imac]z). [OE. flie, flege, AS. fl[=y]ge, fle[ o]ge, fr. fle[ o]gan to fly; akin to D. vlieg, OHG. flioga, G. fliege, Icel. & Sw. fluga, Dan. flue. [root] 84. See {Fly}, v. i.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any winged insect; esp …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fly ball — n a ball that has been hit high into the air in a game of ↑baseball …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fly ball — fly ,ball noun count a ball hit high into the air in baseball …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fly ball — fly′ ball′ n. spo a baseball batted high into the air • Etymology: 1860–65, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • fly ball — n. FLY1 (n. 8) …   English World dictionary

  • fly ball — noun (baseball) a hit that flies up in the air • Syn: ↑fly • Derivationally related forms: ↑fly (for: ↑fly) • Topics: ↑baseball, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fly ball — {n.} A baseball hit high into the air. * /He hit an easy fly ball to center field./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fly ball — {n.} A baseball hit high into the air. * /He hit an easy fly ball to center field./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fly\ ball — noun A baseball hit high into the air. He hit an easy fly ball to center field …   Словарь американских идиом

  • fly ball — Baseball. a ball that is batted up into the air. Also called fly. Cf. ground ball. [1860 65, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • fly ball — noun a) A batted ball that has been hit into the air above the outfield; a fly. b) A geek; beatnik …   Wiktionary

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