intransitive verb \-ˈhit\

Definition of SWITCH-HIT

:  to bat right-handed against a left-handed pitcher and left-handed against a right-handed pitcher in baseball

Origin of SWITCH-HIT

back-formation from switch-hitter
First Known Use: 1938


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