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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who hits or strikes something.
  • noun Baseball A batter.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who hits or strikes, as in batting, boxing, etc.: as, a hard hitter (that is, one who delivers a hard or heavy blow).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who hits or strikes.
  • noun (Baseball) The batter.
  • noun A person who is very important or is very effective at his profession.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Agent noun of hit; one who hits.
  • noun baseball One who comes up to bat.

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

  • noun (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
  • noun someone who hits

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