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SLUGGER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does slugger mean? 

SLUGGER (noun)
  The noun SLUGGER has 2 senses:

1. (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
2. a boxer noted for an ability to deliver hard punches

  Familiarity information: SLUGGER used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SLUGGER (noun)


Sense 1slugger [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(baseball) a ballplayer who is batting

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

batsman; batter; hitter; slugger

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

ballplayer; baseball player (an athlete who plays baseball)

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)

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

bunter (a batter who bunts)

designated hitter (a ballplayer who is designated to bat in place of the pitcher)

pinch hitter ((baseball) a substitute for the regular batter)

switch-hitter (a baseball player who can bat either right or left handed)

whiffer (a batter who strikes out by swinging at and missing the third strike)


Sense 2slugger [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A boxer noted for an ability to deliver hard punches

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

slugger; slogger

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

boxer; pugilist (someone who fights with his fists for sport)


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