Adjective "leadoff" definition and examples

Definitions and examples


Beginning a series or a process.
  1. 'Maybe there would be a wacky video to go with the lead-off single, who knows?'
  2. 'Take the lead-off track from their 2003 self-titled debut EP.'
  3. 'The rest of the album, while maybe not as instantly likable as the lead-off single, keeps things in a suitably summertime laidback groove.'
  4. 'The lead-off track begins as a shimmering, throbbing Moog orgy, through which a Spanish-sounding electric guitar bobs and weaves.'
  5. 'If you take tonight as the lead-off of the Republican Party in making its case, it did not make a very good case at all.'
  6. 'I'd forgotten 20th Century Man, the lead-off track from this under-rated 1971 album.'
  7. 'I asked him how it felt to take the lead-off at Woodstock and he said, ‘Man, I was scared to death!’'
  8. 'Washington's lead-off man'
  9. 'He strikes out the lead-off man, then walks the next three batters.'
  10. 'He's also the greatest lead-off man of all-time, and probably the third-greatest leftfielder in history behind Ted Williams and Barry Bonds.'
  11. 'In the '70s the idea of a lead-off man hitting 30 home runs was preposterous.'


1. an act that starts something; start; beginning.

2. Baseball. the player who is first in the batting order or who is first to bat for a team in an inning.

More examples(as adjective)

"homers can be leadoff."

"walks can be leadoff."

"doubles can be leadoff."

"hitters can be leadoff."

"spots can be leadoff."

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