suicide squeeze
noun Date: 1955 a squeeze play in which the runner runs all out at the pitch without knowing whether the batter will contact the ball

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  • Suicide squeeze — may refer to:* Squeeze play (baseball), a play in baseball in which the runner on third starts for home immediately while the batter attempts a bunt. * Suicide Squeeze Records, a record label. * Cannibal squeeze, a contract bridge squeeze also… …   Wikipedia

  • suicide squeeze — noun the runner on third base starts home as the pitcher delivers the ball • Syn: ↑suicide squeeze play • Hypernyms: ↑squeeze play * * * ˈsuicide squeeze 7 [suicide squeeze] noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • suicide squeeze. — See squeeze play (def. 1a). Also called suicide squeeze play. * * * …   Universalium

  • suicide squeeze. — See squeeze play (def. 1a). Also called suicide squeeze play …   Useful english dictionary

  • suicide squeeze — noun A risky play, usually with less than two outs, in which a runner on third base runs home during pitch delivery, expecting the batter to execute a sacrifice bunt, in order to score a run. See Also: stealing home, hit and run …   Wiktionary

  • Suicide Squeeze Records — is a Seattle, WA based independent record label that presses a significant number of 7 vinyl singles in addition to the more prevalent compact discs. The label was started in August 1996 with the release of a 7 single from 764 Hero. The label… …   Wikipedia

  • suicide squeeze play — noun the runner on third base starts home as the pitcher delivers the ball • Syn: ↑suicide squeeze • Hypernyms: ↑squeeze play …   Useful english dictionary

  • suicide — deliberate killing of oneself, 1650s, from Mod.L. suicidium suicide, from L. sui of oneself (gen. of se self ), from PIE *s(u)w o one s own, from root *s(w)e (see IDIOM (Cf. idiom)) + cidium a killing (see …   Etymology dictionary

  • Squeeze play (baseball) — In baseball, the squeeze play is a maneuver consisting of a sacrifice bunt with a runner on third base. [http://www.theusabaseball.com/definition/ Baseball Rules: Definition of Terms] The batter bunts the ball, expecting to be thrown out at first …   Wikipedia

  • squeeze play — noun 1. an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power she laughed at this sexual power play and walked away • Syn: ↑power play, ↑squeeze • Derivationally related forms: ↑squeeze (for: ↑squeeze …   Useful english dictionary

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