googly

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googly

(ˈɡuːɡlɪ)
n, pl -lies
(Cricket) cricket an off break bowled with a leg break action
[C20: Australian, of unknown origin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.googly - a cricket ball bowled as if to break one way that actually breaks in the opposite way
bowling - (cricket) the act of delivering a cricket ball to the batsman
Translations

googly

n (Cricket) → gedrehter Ball
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If it's a wrong'un, you chop it as soon as you have to.
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That may be the case, but I still think he's a wrong'un and the sooner he's out the better.