Foul-tip definition

A pitched ball that is deflected slightly off the bat toward the catcher.
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(baseball) A foul 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.
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(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.

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Noun

Singular:
foul-tip
Plural:
foul tips