Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An opening play or move.
  • noun One that leads off.

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  • adjective Describing who or what begins something by leading the way.

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Examples

  • Not even a brief appearance in leadoff spot could help shake slump.

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  • Ortiz hoped for a 'leadoff' walk-off homerBOSTON -- Jonathan Papelbon was not at Fenway Park on Saturday night, even though he could've been the winning pitcher at the conclusion of the Red Sox-Rays suspended game from Friday.

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  • Ortiz hoped for a 'leadoff' walk-off homerBOSTON -- Jonathan Papelbon was not at Fenway Park on Saturday night, even though he could've been the winning pitcher at the conclusion of the Red Sox-Rays suspended game from Friday.

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  • Cardinals hitters such as leadoff man Skip Schumaker have long been complimentary of McGwire's tutoring, and La Russa said he has witnessed McGwire's ability to pass on hitting knowledge.

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  • Cardinals hitters such as leadoff man Skip Schumaker have long been complimentary of McGwire's tutoring, and La Russa said he has witnessed McGwire's ability to pass on hitting knowledge.

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  • Cardinals hitters such as leadoff man Skip Schumaker have long been complimentary of McGwire's tutoring, and La Russa said he has witnessed McGwire's ability to pass on hitting knowledge.

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  • Cardinals hitters such as leadoff man Skip Schumaker have long been complimentary of McGwire's tutoring, and La Russa said he has witnessed McGwire's ability to pass on hitting knowledge.

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  • Cardinals hitters such as leadoff man Skip Schumaker have long been complimentary of McGwire's tutoring, and La Russa said he has witnessed McGwire's ability to pass on hitting knowledge.

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