Umpirage Umpired

Umpire

Meanings and phrases

umpire

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue; arbiter; arbitrator
  2. an official at a baseball game; ump

umpire

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. be a referee or umpire in a sports competition; referee

cricket umpire

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Norton's brother Don was a cricket umpire who stood in three List A matches.
  • He later became an umpire, culminating with him becoming a Test cricket umpire.
  • Asif Yaqoob Asif Yaqoob (born 11 November 1973) is a Pakistani cricket umpire.

plate umpire

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was the plate umpire for the 2012 Triple-A All-Star Game.
  • Home plate umpire Bill Klem later said Doyle had failed to touch home plate after sliding in.
  • So NL plate umpire Cy Pfirman called "no pitch," touching off a vociferous argument with the Cardinals they couldn't win.

home plate umpire

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Alomar set off a firestorm in September when he spat into home plate umpire John Hirschbeck's face during an argument in Toronto.
  • On May 3, Jones was ejected for the first time in his career, by the home plate umpire, Sam Holbrook, for arguing balls and strikes.
  • Rays manager Joe Maddon was ejected from the game in the seventh inning for arguing a called strike with the home plate umpire Rob Drake.
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