noun pitch·er \ˈpi-chər\

Definition of PITCHER

:  a container for holding and pouring liquids that usually has a lip or spout and a handle
:  a modified leaf of a pitcher plant in which the hollowed petiole and base of the blade form an elongated receptacle
pitch·er·ful \-ˌfl\ noun

Origin of PITCHER

Middle English picher, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin bicarius drinking cup
First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with PITCHER



Definition of PITCHER

:  one that pitches; specifically :  the player who pitches in a game of baseball

First Known Use of PITCHER

circa 1722

Other Baseball Terms

alley, cleanup, nightcap, safety, save, shag

Rhymes with PITCHER

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