tweaker

Definition

Cricket

  • noun a spin bowler
    Citation ‘Once the shine was lessened … the wicket was very good and the left-handed tweakers found little help against such powerful opposition’ (Peebles 1959)
    Citation ‘They succeeded in having him left out of the team for the first Test, but the tweaker from Ferntree gully [Shane Warne] was back for the MCG game’ (Australian Cricket October 1993)
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