switch-hitter


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switch-hitter

n
1. (Baseball) baseball a batsman who can hit either right- or left-handed
2. slang a bisexual person

switch′-hit′ter


n.
1. a baseball player who switch-hits.
2. Slang. a person who is sexually attracted to both sexes; bisexual.
[1950–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.switch-hitter - a baseball player who can bat either right or left handed
batsman, batter, hitter, slugger - (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
2.switch-hitter - slang term for a bisexual person
bisexual, bisexual person - a person who is sexually attracted to both sexes
Translations

switch-hitter

[ˌswɪtʃˈhɪtəʳ] N
1. (Baseball) → bateador m ambidextro
2. (US) (= bisexual) → bisexual mf
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