pop fly
noun Date: 1887 a high fly ball in baseball

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pop fly — pop′ fly′ n. spo (in baseball) a high fly ball hit to the infield or immediately beyond it that can easily be caught before reaching the ground Also called pop up 5) • Etymology: 1885–90, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • pop fly — n a type of hit in baseball in which the ball is hit straight up into the air …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pop fly — pop ,fly noun count in baseball, a ball that is hit high into the air and is easy to catch …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pop fly — ☆ pop fly n. Baseball a ball hit high in the air, often, specif., one hit just beyond the infield …   English World dictionary

  • pop fly — noun a short high fly ball (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑pop fly, ↑pop up • Topics: ↑baseball, ↑baseball game • Hypernyms: ↑fly, ↑fly bal …   Useful english dictionary

  • pop-fly — noun a short high fly ball • Syn: ↑pop fly, ↑pop up • Topics: ↑baseball, ↑baseball game • Hypernyms: ↑fly, ↑fly ball …   Useful english dictionary

  • pop fly — {n.} A baseball batted high into the air but not very far from the plate. * /The batter hit a pop fly to the shortstop./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pop fly — {n.} A baseball batted high into the air but not very far from the plate. * /The batter hit a pop fly to the shortstop./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pop\ fly — noun A baseball batted high into the air but not very far from the plate. The batter hit a pop fly to the shortstop …   Словарь американских идиом

  • pop fly — Baseball. a high fly ball hit to the infield or immediately beyond it that can easily be caught before reaching the ground. Also called pop up. [1885 90, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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