Definitions for Pitcherˈpɪtʃ ər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a container, usu. with a handle and spout or lip, for holding and pouring liquids.
a pitcherlike modification of the leaf of certain plants.
Origin of pitcher:
1250–1300; ME picher < OF pichier < ML picārium, var. of bicāriumbeaker
a person who pitches.
Baseball. the player who throws the ball to the opposing batter.
Origin of pitcher:
Molly(Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley), 1754–1832, American Revolutionary heroine.
pitcher, hurler, twirler(noun)
(baseball) the person who does the pitching
"our pitcher has a sore arm"
an open vessel with a handle and a spout for pouring
the quantity contained in a pitcher
(botany) a leaf that that is modified in such a way as to resemble a pitcher or ewer
the position on a baseball team of the player who throws the ball for a batter to try to hit
"he has played every position except pitcher"; "they have a southpaw on the mound"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a container for liquids with a handle for pouring
a pitcher of lemonade
in baseball, the player who throws the ball to batters
the pitcher in last night's game
One who pitches anything, as hay, quoits, a ball, etc.
, the player who delivers the ball to the batter.
The dominant partner in a homosexual relationship or penetrator in a sexual encounter between two men.
(Obsolete) A sort of crowbar for digging.
A wide-mouthed, deep vessel for holding liquids, with a spout or protruding lip and a handle; a water jug or jar with a large ear or handle.
A tubular or cuplike appendage or expansion of the leaves of certain plants. See pitcher plant.
one who pitches anything, as hay, quoits, a ball, etc.; specifically (Baseball), the player who delivers the ball to the batsman
a sort of crowbar for digging
a wide-mouthed, deep vessel for holding liquids, with a spout or protruding lip and a handle; a water jug or jar with a large ear or handle
a tubular or cuplike appendage or expansion of the leaves of certain plants
Translations for Pitcher
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a large jug
a pitcher of water.
- cântaroPortuguese (BR)
- der KrugGerman
- kande; -kandeDanish
- cántaro, jarro, jarraSpanish
- vrč za voduCroatian
- krūka; (liela) krūzeLatvian
- kanne, muggeNorwegian
- kanna, tillbringare, krusSwedish
- testi, sürahiTurkish
- 大水罐Chinese (Trad.)
- پاني کا بڑا جگUrdu
- bình; vòVietnamese
- 大水罐Chinese (Simp.)
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