An example of walk-off is when the batter up hits a home run with all bases loaded at the bottom of the ninth inning.
Origin of walk-offbecause it allows the players to leave the field
Origin of walk-offBecause the teams walk off the field after the end of the game.
- A prisoner who escapes custody without violence by taking advantage of the opportunity provided by negligence or distraction of guards.
- A walkout.
- (baseball) Any event or action in the bottom of the last inning of a game that scores a run and thereby ends the game with a victory to the team at bat.
(third-person singular simple present walks off, present participle walking off, simple past and past participle walked off)