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DP

Meaning 1 Double play
Definition

An acronym for double play, which is a play where two outs are recorded.

The term is often used in baseball and softball to refer to a grounder or line drive fielded by an infielder, who throws it to a teammate standing on a base for a force out, who then relays the throw to another teammate standing on a base for the second force out. There are a variety of double plays that can happen in baseball and softball, such as when a a player is thrown out trying to advance to the next base after the fielder catches the ball or when a hitter strikes out and a runner is thrown out while stealing a base.

Example
"We got a DP to end the game and force a game 7."
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Updated April 27, 2016
Meaning 2 Dear partner
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Aan endearing way to refer to your partner; similar to DH or DW.

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"My DP brought me flowers today!"
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Updated August 1, 2013

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