Baseball a batted ball barely tipped by the bat: it is counted as a strike, but to be counted as a third strike, it must be caught by the catcher
A pitched ball that is deflected slightly off the bat toward the catcher.
(plural foul tips)
- (baseball) a foul ball which glances off the bat and continues back with only a moderate change in direction
- The foul tip hit the umpire in the shoulder.