switch-hitter


switch–hit·ter

noun \-ˈhi-tər\

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
:  a baseball player who switch-hits
2
slang :  bisexual
3
:  one that is flexible or adaptable; especially :  a person who can work equally well in either of two jobs or capacities

First Known Use of SWITCH-HITTER

1928

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