knuckler


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knuck·ler

 (nŭk′lər)
n. Baseball
A knuckle ball.

knuckler

(ˈnʌkələ)
n
another word for knuckleball
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.knuckler - a baseball pitch thrown with little speed or spin
pitch, delivery - (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
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Wright said he is learning to change speeds off the knuckler.
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Matter of fact, a knuckler shouldn't be thrown hard, but then the ball don't travel as fast, either, you dig?
A knuckler floats and dives and swings left or right unpredictably--even the pitcher who throws it isn't sure exactly what it will do.
But he turned around and threw such a perfect knuckler you could count the seams on the ball.
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A bare knuckler fighter but a gentle and very wise man'.
The puck skittered to the left point where Lawrence Smith flipped the puck toward the net, the slow-motion knuckler eluding Ginn (21 saves) and stunning the arena into silence.
Then the catcher nodded, plopped his mitt face up on the dirt, and I watched as the lanky Negro fire-bailer uncoiled his long arm and released a dancing knuckler that floated shoulder high before it darted to the left and then fell off an invisible table into the catcher's glove.