Definition of strikeout noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

strikeout

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈstraɪkaʊt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstraɪkaʊt//
 
Baseball
 
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(in baseball) a situation in which the player who is supposed to be hitting the ball has to stop because he or she has tried to hit the ball three times and failed See related entries: Baseball
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