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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who hits or strikes.
  • n. The batter.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. 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 WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
  • n. someone who hits

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