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pitcher

a container for holding and pouring liquids: a pitcher of cream; a person who pitches: a baseball pitcher
Not to be confused with:
picture – a work of art, as a painting, drawing, photograph, etc.; portrait; movie; any visual image; a person or thing resembling another closely: the very picture of her mother

pitch·er 1

 (pĭch′ər)
n.
1. One that pitches.
2. Baseball The player who throws the ball from the mound to the batter.
3. Sports A seven iron used in golf.

pitch·er 2

 (pĭch′ər)
n.
1. A container for liquids, usually having a handle and a lip or spout for pouring.
2. Botany A pitcherlike part, such as the leaf of a pitcher plant.

[Middle English picher, from Old French pichier, alteration of bichier, from Medieval Latin bicārium, drinking cup, probably from Greek bikos, jar, possibly from Egyptian biḳ, oil vessel.]

pitcher

(ˈpɪtʃə)
n
1. a large jug, usually rounded with a narrow neck and often of earthenware, used mainly for holding water
2. (Botany) botany any of the urn-shaped leaves of the pitcher plant
[C13: from Old French pichier, from Medieval Latin picārium, variant of bicārium beaker]

pitcher

(ˈpɪtʃə)
n
1. (Baseball) baseball the player on the fielding team who pitches the ball to the batter
2. (Civil Engineering) a granite stone or sett used in paving

pitch•er1

(ˈpɪtʃ ər)

n.
1. a container, usu. with a handle and spout or lip, for holding and pouring liquids.
2. a pitcherlike modification of the leaf of certain plants.
[1250–1300; Middle English picher < Old French pichier < Medieval Latin picārium, variant of bicārium beaker]

pitch•er2

(ˈpɪtʃ ər)

n.
1. a person who pitches.
2. Baseball. the player who throws the ball to the opposing batter.
[1700–10]

Pitch•er

(ˈpɪtʃ ər)

n.
Molly (Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley), 1754–1832, American Revolutionary heroine.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pitcher - (baseball) the person who does the pitchingpitcher - (baseball) the person who does the pitching; "our pitcher has a sore arm"
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!"
softball game, softball - a game closely resembling baseball that is played on a smaller diamond and with a ball that is larger and softer
ballplayer, baseball player - an athlete who plays baseball
left hander, left-handed pitcher, lefthander, left-hander, southpaw, lefty - a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand
right-handed pitcher, right-hander - (baseball) a pitcher who throws with the right hand
relief pitcher, reliever, fireman - a pitcher who does not start the game
screwballer - (baseball) a pitcher who throws screwballs
starting pitcher - (baseball) a pitcher who starts in a baseball game
thrower - someone who projects something (especially by a rapid motion of the arm)
2.pitcher - an open vessel with a handle and a spout for pouringpitcher - an open vessel with a handle and a spout for pouring
cream pitcher, creamer - a small pitcher for serving cream
vessel - an object used as a container (especially for liquids)
3.pitcher - the quantity contained in a pitcher
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
4.pitcher - (botany) a leaf that that is modified in such a way as to resemble a pitcher or ewer
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
foliage, leaf, leafage - the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
5.pitcher - the position on a baseball team of the player who throws the ball for a batter to try to hit; "he has played every position except pitcher"; "they have a southpaw on the mound"
position - (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player; "what position does he play?"
baseball team - a team that plays baseball

pitcher

noun jug, jar, vessel, urn, crock, ewer, carafe a pitcher of iced water
Translations
إبْريقرامٍ
džbánnadhazovač
=-kandekandekasterpitcher
syöttäjävesikannu
dobó
kannakastari
krūkakrūze
lončena posodavrč
sürahitestitop atıcı

pitcher

1 [ˈpɪtʃəʳ] N (esp US) (= jar) → cántaro m, jarro m

pitcher

2 [ˈpɪtʃəʳ] N (Baseball) → pítcher mf, lanzador(a) m/f BASEBALL

pitcher

[ˈpɪtʃər] n
(= jug) → cruche f
(BASEBALL)lanceur/euse m/f

pitcher

1
n (esp US) → Krug m; (two-handled) → Henkelkrug m

pitcher

2
n (Baseball) → Werfer(in) m(f)

pitcher

1 [ˈpɪtʃəʳ] n (jar) → brocca

pitcher

2 [ˈpɪtʃəʳ] n (Baseball) → lanciatore m

pitcher2

(ˈpitʃə) noun
a large jug. a pitcher of water.

pitcher

n jarra
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