Definition of double play noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


double play

BrE BrE//ˌdʌbl ˈpleɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdʌbl ˈpleɪ//
(North American English) Baseball
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(in baseball) a situation in which two players are put out (= made to finish their attempt at scoring a run) See related entries: Baseball
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: double play