Definition of barehand in US English:



  • (in baseball) field with one's ungloved hand.

    • ‘He simply had to barehand the ball, or watch it drop in for either a single or a double.’
    • ‘Brown also tried to barehand a hot smash in the sixth inning, a reckless habit he has had his entire career.’
    • ‘Matsui, looking to cut the ball off, tried to barehand and ended up kicking the ball into left-center with his right heel.’
    • ‘He comes in for bunts and barehands the ball well, and he shows good range to both his left and right.’
    • ‘When you barehand a ball, if the ball doesn't go in your hand just right, the guy's safe.’