from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who whiffs.
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- n. a batter who strikes out by swinging at and missing the third strike
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A 'whiffer' can get up to nine hits from an individual stick, depending on how hard they inhale.
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.
That whiffer he belted you to-day on the saloon-sign ought to about hold you for a while.
That's not the full explanation for the manager pushing to sign the 39-year-old slugger/whiffer.
The historically prolific whiffer has batted an astonishing .321 with seven homers, 15 RBIs and 18 runs.