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Hitter  n.  
One who hits or strikes; as, a hard hitter.
(Baseball) The batter; as, there are two strikes on the hitter.
heavy hitter
A baseball player who gets many extra-base hits.
A person who is very important or is very effective at his profession.

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"Hitter" Quotes from Famous Books

... trail-hitter," he said to Gray Leg, "I reckon you think you're some ladies' man, don't you? Well, you got a right to be proud. Step along there, and 'tend to your grazin' and don't go to rubbin' noses with the other horses. You're a fool if ...
— Jim Waring of Sonora-Town - Tang of Life • Knibbs, Henry Herbert

... the leader, brushing the dirt from his clothes, "I am sorry they did not let us have the wrestle out—though you are a quick hitter, my lord, and powerful strong in the arms. I wager you showed James more stars ...
— Beatrix of Clare • John Reed Scott

... a man is a man who can sharpen and set, And he is the only thing masculine yet According to sawyer and splitter— Or rather according to Wollombi Jim; And nothing will tempt me to differ from him, For Jim is a bit of a hitter. ...
— The Poems of Henry Kendall • Henry Kendall

... present day. The cestus, like our "brass-knuckle," was a thong of hide, loaded with lead, and bound over the hand. At first used to add weight to the blow, it was afterwards continued up the fore-arm, and formed also a weapon of defence. Mr. Morrissey, or any other "shoulder-hitter," would hardly need more than a few rounds to settle his opponent, if his sinewy arm ...
— Atlantic Monthly, Volume 3, No. 19, May, 1859 • Various

... his school days he first attracted attention as an amateur athlete, winning recognition as a fast runner, trick skater, tennis player, center rush on various football teams, and finally as a semi-professional baseball pitcher and home-run hitter. While employed in his father's manufacturing plant in Chicago, he took part in many amateur theatricals, and became noted as a dramatic coach for charity entertainments and clubs, leading cotillions and taking part in many society and ...
— The Art of Stage Dancing - The Story of a Beautiful and Profitable Profession • Ned Wayburn

... better, Mr Forster. He's but a 'rum customer,' and 'a hard hitter' by all accounts. Clear up the decks, ...
— Newton Forster - The Merchant Service • Captain Frederick Marryat

Words linked to "Hitter" :   hit, spanker, no-hitter, mover, designated hitter, batsman, slapper, switch-hitter, baseball game, 2-hitter, 3-hitter, baseball player, walloper, bunter, 4-hitter, three-hitter, four-hitter, one-hitter, baseball, 5-hitter, heavy hitter, slugger, whiffer, batter, two-hitter, ballplayer

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