[syn: hitter, striker]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Hitter \Hit"ter\, n.
1. One who hits or strikes; as, a hard hitter.
2. (Baseball) The batter; as, there are two strikes on the
1. A baseball player who gets many extra-base hits.
2. A person who is very important or is very effective at his
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting [syn: batter,
hitter, slugger, batsman]
2: someone who hits; "a hard hitter"; "a fine striker of the
ball"; "blacksmiths are good hitters" [syn: hitter,