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Definition 1: (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for hitter in the sense of this definition

(hitter is a kind of ...) an athlete who plays baseball

(... is a kind of hitter ) a batter who bunts

(... is a kind of hitter ) a ballplayer who is designated to bat in place of the pitcher

(... is a kind of hitter ) (baseball) a substitute for the regular batter

(... is a kind of hitter ) a baseball player who can bat either right or left handed

(... is a kind of hitter ) a batter who strikes out by swinging at and missing the third strike

(hitter belongs to category ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "there was a desire for National League ball in the area" "play ball!"

Definition 2: someone who hits - [noun denoting person]

Samples where hitter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a hard hitter
  • a fine striker of the ball
  • blacksmiths are good hitters

Synonyms for hitter in the sense of this definition

(hitter is a kind of ...) someone who moves

(... is a kind of hitter ) a hitter who slaps (usually another person) with an open hand

"someone slapped me on the back and I turned to see who the slapper was" "my father was the designated spanker in our family"

(... is a kind of hitter ) a very hard hitter

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