perfect game Word Origin noun
- a baseball game in which the same player pitches throughout the full game without allowing any player of the opposing team to reach first base by a base hit, base on balls, error, or any other means.Compare no-hitter.
- a game in bowling of 12 consecutive strikes.
Origin of perfect game First recorded in 1945–50 British Dictionary definitions for perfect game perfect game noun
- baseball a game in which no batter on the opposing team reaches first base
- tenpin bowling a game in which a bowler scores twelve consecutive strikes