slugger

Definitions of slugger
  1. noun
    a boxer noted for an ability to deliver hard punches
    synonyms: slogger
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    type of:
    boxer, pugilist
    someone who fights with his fists for sport
  2. noun
    (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
    synonyms: batsman, batter, hitter
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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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