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HURLER

 Dictionary entry overview: What does hurler mean? 

HURLER (noun)
  The noun HURLER has 1 sense:

1. (baseball) the person who does the pitching

  Familiarity information: HURLER used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HURLER (noun)


Sense 1hurler [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(baseball) the person who does the pitching

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

hurler; pitcher; twirler

Context example:

our pitcher has a sore arm

Hypernyms ("hurler" is a kind of...):

ballplayer; baseball player (an athlete who plays baseball)

thrower (someone who projects something through the air (especially by a rapid motion of the arm))

Domain category:

baseball; baseball game (a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs)

softball; softball game (a game closely resembling baseball that is played on a smaller diamond and with a ball that is larger and softer)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "hurler"):

left hander; left-handed pitcher; left-hander; lefthander; lefty; southpaw (a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand)

right-handed pitcher; right-hander ((baseball) a pitcher who throws with the right hand)

fireman; relief pitcher; reliever (a pitcher who does not start the game)

screwballer ((baseball) a pitcher who throws screwballs)

starting pitcher ((baseball) a pitcher who starts in a baseball game)


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