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  Definition of pitcher
  1. 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"
  2. an open vessel with a handle and a spout for pouring
  3. (baseball) the person who does the pitching; "our pitcher has a sore arm"
  4. the quantity contained in a pitcher
Similar Words: mound, ewer, hurler, twirler, pitcherful

 

Hyponyms: cream pitcher, creamer, left-handed pitcher, left-hander, left hander, lefthander, lefty, southpaw, right-handed pitcher, right-hander, reliever, relief pitcher, fireman, screwballer, starting pitcher

 

Member Meronyms: baseball team

 

Derivational Morphology: twirl, swirl, twiddle, whirl, hurl, hurtle, cast, deliver, pitch

 

 
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