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A ball bowled with a swerve or swing from the leg to the off side.
- ‘I got him, with one that nipped back, even though I was trying to bowl an outswinger.’
- ‘His punishment was an outswinger from Lee and another Gilchrist celebration.’
- ‘Hoggard is still a raw prospect, but his outswinger will always take wickets in English conditions.’
- ‘In cricket I bowled outswingers into the wind and batted in the top three.’
- ‘For the next man, I lined up to bowl an outswinger but it must have been the earliest known case of reverse swing, because it nipped back in and bowled him.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.