Pronunciation: (pich'out"), [key]
1. Baseball.a ball purposely thrown by a pitcher too far outside of the plate for the batter to hit, esp. in anticipation of an attempted steal by a base runner.
2. Football.a lateral pass thrown behind the line of scrimmage by one back, esp. a T-formation quarterback, to another.
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