hitter

Definitions of hitter
  1. noun
    someone who hits
    “a hard hitter
    “blacksmiths are good hitters
    synonyms: striker
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    types:
    slapper, spanker
    a hitter who slaps (usually another person) with an open hand
    walloper
    a very hard hitter
    type of:
    mover
    someone who moves
  2. noun
    (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
    synonyms: batsman, batter, slugger
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    types:
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    bunter
    a batter who bunts
    designated hitter
    a ballplayer who is designated to bat in place of the pitcher
    pinch hitter
    (baseball) a substitute for the regular batter
    switch-hitter
    a baseball player who can bat either right or left handed
    whiffer
    a batter who strikes out by swinging at and missing the third strike
    type of:
    ballplayer, baseball player
    an athlete who plays baseball
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