straight-arm

Definitions

Cricket

  • adjective using a bowling action in which the arm remains unbent at the moment of delivery; roundarm or overarm
    Citation ‘The straight-arm bowling, introduced by John Willes, Esq., was generally practised in the game’ (Box 1868)
  • adverb using a bowling action in which the arm remains unbent at the moment of delivery; roundarm or overarm
    Citation ‘The straight-arm bowling, introduced by John Willes, Esq., was generally practised in the game’ (Box 1868)
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