Definition of shutout in English:

shutout

noun

  • A play, game, or inning in which the opposition is prevented from scoring:

    ‘he carried a shutout into the fifth innings’
    ‘a stunning 34-0 shutout’
    [as modifier] ‘the first Swedish goal snapped a shutout streak of 136 minutes’
    • ‘Amazingly, he took a shutout into the ninth inning before RHP Mike Williams got the final two outs in a 3-0 victory.’
    • ‘It was the third-most saves by a goalie in a shutout performance since 1990-91.’
    • ‘He was traded to Washington during the 1987-88 season, going 24-20-4 and tying for the league lead with four shutouts.’
    • ‘Hershiser tied or shared the league lead in wins, complete games, shutouts, and innings pitched.’
    • ‘Entering the 2001-02 season, Ed Belfour led all active goalies with 57 shutouts.’
    • ‘Even though Valenzuela led the National League in complete games, shutouts, innings pitched and strikeouts, Seaver, as you mention, had a better won-lost record.’
    • ‘In San Francisco, Tom Glavine took a shutout into the ninth inning and Jason Phillips homered a day after being recalled from the minors to replace the injured Mike Piazza to lead New York.’
    • ‘Bert led the league that season in innings pitched, complete games, shutouts, and strikeouts.’
    • ‘They want to throw out a runner or maybe catch a shutout.’
    • ‘The triumph also meant a shutout victory for goalkeeper Tim Howard, the first American to play in the final.’
    • ‘Blyleven led the league in complete games once, shutouts three times, innings pitched twice and strikeouts once.’
    • ‘He set a personal record for shutouts and carried the team much of the first half of the season.’
    • ‘Crew chiefs and team managers started plotting strategy before the season to prevent a shutout from the shoot-out.’
    • ‘Thanks to them, the Fusion allowed only 19 goals and recorded five shutouts through 16 games, and goalie Nick Rimando was among the league leaders with a 1.04 goals-against average.’
    • ‘In their lone game of the week, St Adolphe blanked the Grunthal Red Wings 5-behind the shutout goaltending of Eric Peloquin.’
    • ‘He delivered on the one crucial power play sequence in the third and posted his fourth shutout following a loss in this postseason.’
    • ‘And since its hard-bitten goaltender turned in three shutouts in the first round, the team's fans have turned rabid in the heat.’
    • ‘And if not for numerous strange goals he allowed this season, the shutout record may have been long shattered.’
    • ‘Once Nebraska stopped that drive, a long run set up the Huskers' 39-yard field goal to avoid the shutout.’
    • ‘Taylor enjoyed a shutout Tuesday as goals by Edu and Sylvain Wiltord knocked first division Grimsby out of the League Cup.’

Pronunciation:

shutout

/ˈʃʌtaʊt/