2 a weight that sinks (as to hold nets or fishing lines under water)
3 a pitch that curves downward rapidly as it approaches the plate
- Rhymes: -ɪŋkə(r)
- In the context of "fishing": A weight used in fishing to cause
the line or net to sink
- Hook the sinker onto this loop.
- Any of several high speed pitches that have a downward motion
near the plate; a two-seam
fastball, a split-finger
fastball, or a forkball
- His sinkers drew one ground ball after another.''
Sinker may mean:
sinker in Japanese: シンカー
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