AskDefine | Define dugout

Dictionary Definition



1 either of two low shelters on either side of a baseball diamond where the players and coaches sit during the game
2 a canoe made by hollowing out and shaping a large log [syn: dugout canoe, pirogue]
3 a fortification of earth; mostly or entirely below ground [syn: bunker]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. a canoe made from a hollowed-out log
  2. a pit dug into the ground as a shelter, especially from enemy fire
  3. a sunken shelter at the side of a baseball or football (soccer) field where non-playing team members sit
  4. a device used to smoke marijuana



Extensive Definition

Dugout may refer to:
Dug Out may refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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