Whiff

What does whiff mean?

Swinging strikeout

A baseball term that refers to a swinging strikeout; comes from the sound that a bat makes when it slices through the air without hitting its target; can be used to describe a strikeout by a hitter or pitcher.

Example

"He's got 8 whiffs thru 6 innings tonight."

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Last Updated: July 29, 2015

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