1. [syn: fastball, heater, smoke, hummer, bullet]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
fastball \fast"ball`\ n. (Baseball)
a baseball thrown with maximum velocity.
Syn: heater, smoke, hummer, bullet.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: (baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity; "he swung
late on the fastball"; "he showed batters nothing but
smoke" [syn: fastball, heater, smoke, hummer,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
36 Moby Thesaurus words for "fastball":
bowl, cast, change of pace, change-up, chuck, chunk, curve,
downcurve, fling, flip, forward pass, heave, hurl, incurve,
knuckleball, lateral, lateral pass, lob, outcurve, pass, peg,
pitch, put, screwball, serve, service, shot-put, shy, sinker,
slider, sling, spitball, spitter, throw, toss, upcurve