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adjective American     leadoff pronunciation in American English
  1. 1
    a leadoff batter in baseball is the first player to take a turn at hitting the ball in an inning

    the best leadoff hitter in the league

    1. a.
      done by a leadoff batter

      a leadoff homer

  2. 2
    happening or doing something first

    the leadoff witness in the trial


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