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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.
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(Individual Sports, other than specified) (esp in boxing, baseball, etc) a person who strikes hard
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(ˈslʌg ər)

1. a boxer noted for delivering hard punches.
2. (in baseball) a strong hitter.
[1875–80, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slugger - (baseball) a ballplayer who is battingslugger - (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.slugger - a boxer noted for an ability to deliver hard punches
boxer, pugilist - someone who fights with his fists for sport
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n (inf)Schläger(in) m(f) (inf); (Baseball) → Schmetterer m
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References in classic literature ?
He was described as a bully, a hoodlum, a rough-neck, a professional slugger whose presence in the ranks was a disgrace to organized labor.
"I always knew he was no good, a jailbird, a hoodlum, a slugger. My heart sunk into my boots when I heard you was runnin' with a prizefighter.
It was the same with the gambling-house keeper and the poolroom man, and the same with any other man or woman who had a means of getting "graft," and was willing to pay over a share of it: the green-goods man and the highwayman, the pickpocket and the sneak thief, and the receiver of stolen goods, the seller of adulterated milk, of stale fruit and diseased meat, the proprietor of unsanitary tenements, the fake doctor and the usurer, the beggar and the "pushcart man," the prize fighter and the professional slugger, the race-track "tout," the procurer, the white-slave agent, and the expert seducer of young girls.
Meanwhile, Bears player Tshepo Letsholo scooped the Slugger and Most Valuable Player Awards and P8 000.
After closing out the first half of the season Sunday with a 3-1 win over the Cubs at Guaranteed Rate Field, the White Sox optioned struggling left-handed slugger Daniel Palka (1-for-45) to Class AAA Charlotte.
Smith; THE WESTSIDE SLUGGER; University of Nevada Press (Nonfiction: Biography) 34.95 ISBN: 9781948908030
The Phillies, who are ( expected to make a serious offer to slugger Manny Machado, are expected to remain active in the offseason, having been linked to free agents J.A.
RUSSIAN slugger Alexander Povetkin can spring a surprise at Wembley, Anthony Joshua has been warned.
Contemplating on a return bout with Australian flash-in-the-pan Jeff Horn and a real megafight against the now-retired Floyd Mayweather, Fortune felt it would be best to find a foe that will bring out Pacquiao's greatest attributes-Like what the Argentine slugger Matthysse did.
For baseball fans in Korea, former Samsung Lions slugger Lee Seung-yuop is one of the great stars of the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) League.
is a sporting goods manufacturer and operator of the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory.