HyperDic: hitter

English > 2 senses of the word hitter:
NOUNperson hitter, batter, slugger, batsman(baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
person hitter, strikersomeone who hits
hitter > pronunciation
Soundshhih'ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > hitter: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(baseball) a ballplayer who is batting.
Synonymsbatter, slugger, batsman
Categorybaseball, baseball game, ballA ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players
NarrowerbunterA batter who bunts
designated hitterA ballplayer who is designated to bat in place of the pitcher
pinch hitter(baseball) a substitute for the regular batter
switch-hitterA baseball player who can bat either right or left handed
whifferA batter who strikes out by swinging at and missing the third strike
Broaderballplayer, baseball playerAn athlete who plays baseball
Spanishbateador, batedor
Catalanbatedor
English > hitter: 2 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who hits.
Examples
  • "a hard hitter"
  • "blacksmiths are good hitters"
Synonymstriker
Narrowerslapper, spankerA hitter who slaps (usually another person) with an open hand
walloperA very hard hitter
Broadermoversomeone who moves
Spanishgolpeador
Verbshitcause to move by striking

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