squeeze play

Primary Meanings of squeeze play

1.
n
a baseball play in which a runner on third base tries to score as the batter bunts the pitch
2.
n
an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power
Full Definitions of squeeze play
1

n a baseball play in which a runner on third base tries to score as the batter bunts the pitch

Types:
suicide squeeze, suicide squeeze play
the runner on third base starts home as the pitcher delivers the ball
safety squeeze, safety squeeze play
the runner on third base waits to start home until the batter has bunted successfully
Type of:
baseball play
(baseball) a play executed by a baseball team
2

n an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power

Synonyms:
power play, squeeze
Type of:
attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try
earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something

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