pinch hitter


Synonyms and Antonyms of pinch hitter

  1. a person or thing that takes the place of another the business owners brought in a pinch hitter until a permanent manager could be hired Synonyms backup, cover, designated hitter, fill-in, locum tenens, substitute, relief, replacement, reserve, stand-in, subRelated Words alternate, understudy; apology, makeshift, stopgap; agent, assignee, attorney, commissary, delegate, deputy, envoy, factor, procurator, proxy, rep, representative, surrogate; assistant, reliever, second; successor, superseder

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