Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who whiffs.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a batter who strikes out by swinging at and missing the third strike

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Examples

  • A 'whiffer' can get up to nine hits from an individual stick, depending on how hard they inhale.

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  • Not a disaster, not the worst movie ever made, and I still respect HOT FUZZ more than I do, say, ALONG CAME POLLY 2004, but from top to tails I'd have to rate this one a whiffer.

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  • That whiffer he belted you to-day on the saloon-sign ought to about hold you for a while.

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  • That's not the full explanation for the manager pushing to sign the 39-year-old slugger/whiffer.

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  • The historically prolific whiffer has batted an astonishing .321 with seven homers, 15 RBIs and 18 runs.

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