noun Date: 1867 ground ball

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • grounder — (ground [ e]r), n. (Baseball) A batted ball that hits the ground before it leaves the infield, or the act of hitting a baseball along the ground; also called {ground ball}; contrasted with {fly} or {fly ball}. Syn: . [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grounder — one who establishes, c.1400, agent noun from GROUND (Cf. ground) (v.). Baseball sense attested by 1867; earlier in cricket …   Etymology dictionary

  • grounder — [groun′dər] n. Baseball Cricket a batted ball that strikes the ground almost immediately and rolls or bounces along …   English World dictionary

  • grounder — /grown deuhr/, n. Baseball. See ground ball. [1865 70, Amer.; GROUND1 + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • grounder — noun A ground ball …   Wiktionary

  • grounder — ground|er [ˈgraundə US ər] n a ball that is hit along the ground in a game of ↑baseball …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • grounder — ground|er [ graundər ] noun count a GROUND BALL …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • grounder — n. ball hit to roll along the ground (Sports); one who founds or establishes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • grounder — reground …   Anagrams dictionary

  • grounder — noun Baseball a ground ball …   English new terms dictionary

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