Slugger
Slugger Slug"ger, n. One who strikes heavy blows; hence, a boxer; a prize fighter. [Cant or Slang] [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]

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  • slugger — 1877, originally in baseball, agent noun from SLUG (Cf. slug) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • slugger — ☆ slugger [slug′ər ] n. Informal a person who slugs; specif., a) a prizefighter who punches hard b) a baseball player with a high percentage of home runs …   English World dictionary

  • slugger — noun a) a boxer who tends to deliver hard punches That will bring up the slugger, Jones. b) a batter who has a high percentage of extra base hits …   Wiktionary

  • slugger — noun Slugger is used after these nouns: ↑baseball …   Collocations dictionary

  • slugger — [[t]slʌ̱gə(r)[/t]] sluggers N COUNT In baseball, a slugger is a player who hits the ball very hard. [AM] …   English dictionary

  • slugger — Ⅰ. slug [1] ► NOUN 1) a tough skinned terrestrial mollusc which lacks a shell and secretes a film of mucus for protection. 2) an amount of alcoholic liquor that is gulped or poured. 3) a bullet. ► VERB (slugged, slugging) …   English terms dictionary

  • slugger — noun Date: 1877 one that strikes hard or with heavy blows: as a. a prizefighter who punches hard but has usually little defensive skill b. a hard hitting batter in baseball …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • slugger — /slug euhr/, n. 1. a person who strikes hard, esp. a boxer noted for the ability to deliver hard punches. 2. Baseball. a player who frequently gets extra base hits; a strong hitter. [1875 80, Amer.; SLUG2 + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Slugger — 1. one who strikes hard, as with the fists or a baseball bat; 2. prize fighter …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • slugger — Australian Slang 1. one who strikes hard, as with the fists or a baseball bat; 2. prize fighter …   English dialects glossary

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