hit-and-run definition

  • adjective:
    • Being or concerning the motorist of an auto which departs the scene of an accident, specifically one out of which a pedestrian or another car has been struck.
    • Baseball associated with or being a play which a base runner begins to run on the pitch therefore the batter tries to hit the baseball to protect the runner.
    • Regarding or created for swift specific action or effect: "a-day of hit-and-run disruptions by groups of dissident pupils” ( Alfonso Narvaez).
    • Of, pertaining to, or being a hit-and-run.
    • involving a driver of a motor vehicle just who will leave the scene of a major accident
    • created for or consisting of a short attack followed closely by an instant escape
  • noun:
    • The criminal activity of causing an accident, much like an automobile, and leaving without acknowledging responsibility.
    • A play in baseball where baserunners leave their base before the batter strikes the ball, let's assume that the batter will indeed hit the baseball and also this can give them a benefit.
    • The military manner of attacking one spot then rapidly going to another before defenders can react.

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