HyperDic: pitcher

English > 5 senses of the word pitcher:
NOUNperson pitcher, hurler, twirler(baseball) the person who does the pitching
artifactpitcher, eweran open vessel with a handle and a spout for pouring
quantitypitcher, pitcherfulthe quantity contained in a pitcher
plantpitcher(botany) a leaf that that is modified in such a way as to resemble a pitcher or ewer
actpitcher, moundthe position on a baseball team of the player who throws the ball for a batter to try to hit
pitcher > pronunciation
Soundspih'cher
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English > pitcher: 5 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(baseball) the person who does the pitching.
Example"our pitcher has a sore arm"
Synonymshurler, twirler
Categorybaseball, baseball game, ballA ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players
softball, softball gameA game / game closely resembling baseball that is played on a smaller diamond / diamond and with a ball that is larger / larger and softer
Narrowerleft-handed pitcher, left-hander, left hander, lefthander, lefty, southpawA baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand
reliever, relief pitcher, firemanA pitcher who does not start the game
right-handed pitcher, right-hander(baseball) a pitcher who throws with the right hand
screwballer(baseball) a pitcher who throws screwballs
starting pitcher(baseball) a pitcher who starts in a baseball game
Broaderballplayer, baseball playerAn athlete who plays baseball
throwersomeone who projects something (especially by a rapid motion of the arm)
Spanishlanzador, twirler
Catalanllançador, pitcher
Verbspitchthrow or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball
English > pitcher: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAn open vessel with a handle and a spout for pouring.
Synonymewer
Narrowercream pitcher, creamerA small pitcher for serving cream
BroadervesselAn object used as a container (especially for liquids / liquids)
Spanishaguamanil, cántaro
Catalanaiguamans, pitxella, pitxer
English > pitcher: 5 senses > noun 3, quantity
MeaningThe quantity contained in a pitcher.
Synonympitcherful
BroadercontainerfulThe quantity that a container will hold
Spanishcántaro
English > pitcher: 5 senses > noun 4, plant
Meaning(botany) a leaf that that is modified in such a way as to resemble a pitcher or ewer.
Categorybotany, phytologyThe branch of biology that studies plants
Broaderleaf, leafage, foliageThe main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
English > pitcher: 5 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe position on a baseball team of the player who throws the ball for a batter to try to hit.
Example"he has played every position except pitcher"
Synonymmound
Member ofbaseball teamA team that plays baseball
Broaderposition(in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player
Spanishlanzadora, lanzador, pitcher
Catalanpitcher

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