from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Bodily movement in a usually unconscious attempt to influence the trajectory of a moving object, such as a ball.
- noun Body language.
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- noun idiomatic A
body motionmade to coax an objectalready propelledgo in a desired direction. For example, a nervous leaningor twisting movementwhile playing sportssuch as golfor bowling, to " persuade" the ballto go in a desired direction.
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