having a low, mean, or contemptible nature or character; meanspirited.
- Base hit
a fair ball enabling the batter to reach base without the commission of an error in the field or the making of a force-out or fielder’s choice on another base runner. Historical Examples Chance was up first in the ninth and he pushed a base hit to right field. Pitching in a Pinch Christy Mathewson […]
- Base jump
a parachute jump from the tops of tall manmade or natural objects, usually from 1,000 feet (305 meters) or less.
- Base jumping
a parachute jump from the tops of tall manmade or natural objects, usually from 1,000 feet (305 meters) or less. Contemporary Examples A fascinating book reveals the life-or-death rush of base jumping. The High-Flying Secrets of BASE Jumpers William O’Connor August 3, 2014 noun a sport in which a participant parachutes from any of a […]
- Base community
(especially in South America) a group of people taking part in religious devotions and Bible study, who seek to apply this in their socioeconomic and political situation.