What is another word for pitching?

Pronunciation: [pˈɪt͡ʃɪŋ] (IPA)

There are numerous synonyms for the word "pitching," including throwing, heaving, hurling, tossing, lobbing, and flinging. These words generally refer to the action of propelling something through the air with force or velocity. In the context of sports, pitching most commonly refers to throwing a ball in baseball or softball, but it can also refer to throwing a frisbee in ultimate frisbee or throwing a javelin in track and field. Pitching can also refer to the act of selling or promoting something, such as a product or an idea, as in the phrase "pitching a sale" or "pitching a proposal".

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Usage examples for Pitching

It was a gross outrage, and very difficult to put up with; so I just expressed my sincere regret that instead of being in bed he was not up and stirring, inasmuch as I should have tried what change of air might have done for him, by pitching him out of the window.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
And, anyway, when your nose gets to acting up with you, it's like riding a pitching horse; you've got to pass up everything and give it all your time and attention.
"Lonesome Land"
B. M. Bower
That's nonsense about your pitching me overboard.
"The Hilltop Boys on Lost Island"
Cyril Burleigh

Famous quotes with Pitching

  • You give us the pitching some of these clubs have and no one could touch us, but God has a way of not arranging that, because it's not as much fun.
    Sparky Anderson
  • I think we match up with anybody because our pitching. In a short series you run your big three out there or four out there. That generally is what wins a series - pitching and defense. If we can catch the ball and not give away any runs like we do sometimes.
    Dusty Baker
  • It would be a lot different for me because there is a lot of information that you need to know about as a player. How pitchers are pitching you, how defenses are playing, certain situations about certain pitchers.
    Ernie Banks
  • No, I think the pitching today has more depth.
    Ernie Banks
  • You keep pitching. Most of the pitches run wild. A few are caught.
    Joseph Barbera

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