Hitter Hit"ter, n. 1. One who hits or strikes; as, a hard hitter. [1913 Webster]

2. (Baseball) The batter; as, there are two strikes on the hitter. [PJC]

{heavy hitter}

1. A baseball player who gets many extra-base hits.

2. A person who is very important or is very effective at his profession. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • hitter — noun 1. (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑batter, ↑slugger, ↑batsman • Derivationally related forms: ↑slug (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hitter — This is a surname which can be English, German or Hebrew. In most cases it would seem to originate from the pre 7th century Old High German word huter meaning a guard or watchman, although the Jewish equivalent word from the same period is hitter …   Surnames reference

  • hitter — [[t]hɪ̱tə(r)[/t]] hitters 1) N COUNT In sports, a hitter is someone who is good at hitting the ball. The Georgian, aged 19, is not one of the game s big hitters. 2) N COUNT: adj N If you refer to someone such as a politician or a businessman as a …   English dictionary

  • hitter — See: PINCH HIT, PINCH HITTER, PULL HITTER …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • hitter — See: pinch hit, pinch hitter, pull hitter …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hitter — UK [ˈhɪtə(r)] / US [ˈhɪtər] noun [countable] Word forms hitter : singular hitter plural hitters 1) someone who hits a ball, especially in tennis and baseball The record books will show that he is one of the greatest hitters who ever lived. 2)… …   English dictionary

  • hitter — hit ► VERB (hitting; past and past part. hit) 1) direct a blow at (someone or something) with one s hand or a tool or weapon. 2) propel (a ball) with a bat, racket, etc. 3) accidentally strike (part of one s body) against something. 4) (of a… …   English terms dictionary

  • hitter — noun see hit I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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