hitter

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hit·ter

 (hĭt′ər)
n.
1. One who hits or strikes something.
2. Baseball A batter.

hitter

(ˈhɪtə)
n
1. (Boxing) informal a boxer who has a hard punch rather than skill or finesse
2. a person who hits something
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hitter - (baseball) a ballplayer who is battinghitter - (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!"
ballplayer, baseball player - an athlete who plays baseball
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.hitter - someone who hits; "a hard hitter"; "a fine striker of the ball"; "blacksmiths are good hitters"
mover - someone who moves
slapper, spanker - 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"
walloper - a very hard hitter
Translations

hitter

[ˈhɪtər] n
(in tennis, baseball)frappeur/euse m/f
(fig) a big hitter, a heavy hitter → un poids lourd

hitter

n (Boxing, inf) → Schlager m, → Puncher m