switch-hit


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switch hitter

n.
1. Baseball A player who can bat either right-handed or left-handed.
2. Slang One who is attracted to both sexes; one who is bisexual.

switch′-hit′ v.

switch-hit

vb
(intr) baseball to be able to bat either right- or left-handed
n
cricket a shot in which the batsman jumps through 180 degrees to the opposite side of the wicket before swinging at the ball

switch′-hit′



v.i. -hit, -hit•ting.
Baseball. to be able to bat from either side of the plate, or both as a left-handed and as a right-handed batter.
[1950–55]

switch-hit


Past participle: switch-hit
Gerund: switch-hitting

Imperative
switch-hit
switch-hit
Present
I switch-hit
you switch-hit
he/she/it switch-hits
we switch-hit
you switch-hit
they switch-hit
Preterite
I switch-hit
you switch-hit
he/she/it switch-hit
we switch-hit
you switch-hit
they switch-hit
Present Continuous
I am switch-hitting
you are switch-hitting
he/she/it is switch-hitting
we are switch-hitting
you are switch-hitting
they are switch-hitting
Present Perfect
I have switch-hit
you have switch-hit
he/she/it has switch-hit
we have switch-hit
you have switch-hit
they have switch-hit
Past Continuous
I was switch-hitting
you were switch-hitting
he/she/it was switch-hitting
we were switch-hitting
you were switch-hitting
they were switch-hitting
Past Perfect
I had switch-hit
you had switch-hit
he/she/it had switch-hit
we had switch-hit
you had switch-hit
they had switch-hit
Future
I will switch-hit
you will switch-hit
he/she/it will switch-hit
we will switch-hit
you will switch-hit
they will switch-hit
Future Perfect
I will have switch-hit
you will have switch-hit
he/she/it will have switch-hit
we will have switch-hit
you will have switch-hit
they will have switch-hit
Future Continuous
I will be switch-hitting
you will be switch-hitting
he/she/it will be switch-hitting
we will be switch-hitting
you will be switch-hitting
they will be switch-hitting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been switch-hitting
you have been switch-hitting
he/she/it has been switch-hitting
we have been switch-hitting
you have been switch-hitting
they have been switch-hitting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been switch-hitting
you will have been switch-hitting
he/she/it will have been switch-hitting
we will have been switch-hitting
you will have been switch-hitting
they will have been switch-hitting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been switch-hitting
you had been switch-hitting
he/she/it had been switch-hitting
we had been switch-hitting
you had been switch-hitting
they had been switch-hitting
Conditional
I would switch-hit
you would switch-hit
he/she/it would switch-hit
we would switch-hit
you would switch-hit
they would switch-hit
Past Conditional
I would have switch-hit
you would have switch-hit
he/she/it would have switch-hit
we would have switch-hit
you would have switch-hit
they would have switch-hit
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.switch-hit - bat right-handed against a left-handed and left-handed against a right-handed pitcher
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!"
bat - strike with, or as if with a baseball bat; "bat the ball"
Translations

switch-hit

[ˌswɪtʃˈhɪt] (US) VIser ambidextro en el bateo
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