fungo bat
noun Date: 1926 a long thin bat used for hitting fungoes

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fungo bat — noun A specially designed, large diameter bat used to hit fly balls for fielding practice. The fielding coach used his fungo bat to help Jones work on his first step …   Wiktionary

  • fungo bat — noun see fungo 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • fungo — ☆ fungo [fuŋ′gō ] n. pl. fungoes [< ? Scot fung, to toss] 1. a batted ball, esp. a fly ball, hit, as for fielding practice, by the batter after he has himself tossed the ball into the air 2. the relatively long, thin bat used for this: in full …   English World dictionary

  • fungo — ˈfəŋ(ˌ)gō noun (plural fungoes) Etymology: origin unknown 1. : a fly ball hit for practice purposes by a player who tosses the ball into the air and bats it as it comes down 2. or fungo bat : a lightweight bat that is longer and thinner than the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fungo — [ fʌŋgəʊ] noun (plural fungoes or fungos) 1》 (also fungo fly) Baseball a fly ball hit for practice. 2》 (also fungo bat or stick) a long lightweight bat for hitting fungoes. Origin C19: of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • fungo — /fung goh/, n., pl. fungoes. Baseball. 1. (in practice sessions) a ball tossed into the air by the batter and struck as it comes down. 2. a batted ball, esp. a fly ball, hit in this manner. 3. Also called fungo bat. a bat used in hitting fungoes …   Universalium

  • fungo — noun a) A fielding practice drill where a person hits fly balls intended to be caught. The fielding coach played fungo with the outfielders to warm them up. b) A fungo bat. He is so strong he could hit it out of the park with a fungo …   Wiktionary

  • fungo — noun (plural fungoes) Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1867 1. a fly ball hit especially for practice fielding by a player who tosses a ball in the air and hits it as it comes down 2. fungo bat …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fungo — fun•go [[t]ˈfʌŋ goʊ[/t]] n. pl. goes 1) spo (in practice sessions) a baseball tossed by the batter into the air and struck as it comes down 2) spo a batted ball, esp. a fly ball, hit in this manner 3) spo Also called fun′go bat . a long, narrow… …   From formal English to slang

  • fungo — n. shot in baseball, act of hitting the ball high into the air; bat used for hitting fungoes (Baseball) …   English contemporary dictionary

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