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1. One that slugs, as a fighter who delivers hard swinging punches.
2. Baseball A batter who hits many extra-base hits.
(Individual Sports, other than specified) (esp in boxing, baseball, etc) a person who strikes hard
1. a boxer noted for delivering hard punches.
2. (in baseball) a strong hitter.
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|Noun||1.||slugger - (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting|
baseball, baseball game - 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!"
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
|2.||slugger - a boxer noted for an ability to deliver hard punches|
n (inf) → Schläger(in) m(f) (inf); (Baseball) → Schmetterer m