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switch–hitter

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noun switch–hit·ter \-ˈhi-tər\

Simple Definition of switch–hitter

  • baseball : a batter who bats right-handed against a left-handed pitcher and left-handed against a right-handed pitcher

Full Definition of switch–hitter

  1. 1 :  a baseball player who switch-hits

  2. 2 slang :  bisexual

  3. 3 :  one that is flexible or adaptable; especially :  a person who can work equally well in either of two jobs or capacities

1928

First Known Use of switch–hitter

1928


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