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Slugger   /slˈəgər/   Listen
Slugger

noun
1.
(baseball) a ballplayer who is batting.  Synonyms: batsman, batter, hitter.
2.
A boxer noted for an ability to deliver hard punches.  Synonym: slogger.






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"Slugger" Quotes from Famous Books



... legal obligation. If a man is straight, he'll keep it, if he's crooked, he'll break it. And you know what a hole it would leave in the Giant team if those three men went over the fence. There isn't a heavier slugger in the team than Burkett, except Larry. His batting average this year was .332, and as a fielding first baseman he's ...
— Baseball Joe Around the World - Pitching on a Grand Tour • Lester Chadwick

... said. "He runs that joint and boot-legs on the side. He's got a reputation as a slugger and keeps the crowd around him buffaloed. They say he killed a feller—beat him to death—in a fight over at Sapulpa before he came to Eagle Butte. I don't like the filthy cuss. ...
— The Ramblin' Kid • Earl Wayland Bowman



Words linked to "Slugger" :   batsman, baseball, switch-hitter, baseball player, bunter, whiffer, slug, pinch hitter, baseball game, hitter, designated hitter, pugilist, ballplayer, boxer, batter



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