Noun Definition


1.Definition: (baseball) a pitch that the batter swings at and misses, or that the batter hits into foul territory, or that the batter does not swing at but the umpire judges to be in the area over home plate and between the batter's knees and shoulders

"This pitcher throws more strikes than balls"

Category: General

2.Definition: a conspicuous success

Related Noun(s):bang, hit, smash, smasher

Category: General

3.Definition: a gentle blow

Related Noun(s):rap, tap

Category: General

4.Definition: a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions

"The strike lasted more than a month before it was settled"

Category: General

5.Definition: a score in tenpins: knocking down all ten with the first ball

"He finished with three strikes in the tenth frame"

Category: General

6.Definition: an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective

"The strike was scheduled to begin at dawn"

Category: General