What does pitcher mean?

Definitions for pitcher
ˈpɪtʃ ərpitch·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pitcher, hurler, twirler(noun)

    (baseball) the person who does the pitching

    "our pitcher has a sore arm"

  2. pitcher, ewer(noun)

    an open vessel with a handle and a spout for pouring

  3. pitcher, pitcherful(noun)

    the quantity contained in a pitcher

  4. pitcher(noun)

    (botany) a leaf that that is modified in such a way as to resemble a pitcher or ewer

  5. pitcher, mound(noun)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. pitcher

    The dominant partner in a homosexual relationship or penetrator in a sexual encounter between two men.

  2. pitcher

    (Obsolete) A sort of crowbar for digging.

  3. pitcher(Noun)

    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.

  4. pitcher(Noun)

    A tubular or cuplike appendage or expansion of the leaves of certain plants. See pitcher plant.

  5. pitcher(Noun)

    One who pitches anything, as hay, quoits, a ball, etc.

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  6. pitcher(Noun)

    The player who delivers the ball to the batter.

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  7. pitcher(Noun)

    The top partner in a homosexual relationship or penetrator in a sexual encounter between two men.

    Etymology: English Wikipedia has an article on:pitcherWikipedia

  8. pitcher(Noun)

    A sort of crowbar for digging.

    Etymology: English Wikipedia has an article on:pitcherWikipedia

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pitcher(noun)

    one who pitches anything, as hay, quoits, a ball, etc.; specifically (Baseball), the player who delivers the ball to the batsman

    Etymology: [OE. picher, OF. pichier, OHG. pehhar, pehhri; prob. of the same origin as E. beaker. Cf. Beaker.]

  2. Pitcher(noun)

    a sort of crowbar for digging

    Etymology: [OE. picher, OF. pichier, OHG. pehhar, pehhri; prob. of the same origin as E. beaker. Cf. Beaker.]

  3. Pitcher(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [OE. picher, OF. pichier, OHG. pehhar, pehhri; prob. of the same origin as E. beaker. Cf. Beaker.]

  4. Pitcher(noun)

    a tubular or cuplike appendage or expansion of the leaves of certain plants

    Etymology: [OE. picher, OF. pichier, OHG. pehhar, pehhri; prob. of the same origin as E. beaker. Cf. Beaker.]

Freebase

  1. Pitcher

    In baseball, the pitcher is the player who throws the baseball from the pitcher's mound toward the catcher to begin each play, with the goal of retiring a batter, who attempts to either make contact with the pitched ball or draw a walk. In the numbering system used to record defensive plays, the pitcher is assigned the number 1. Traditionally, the pitcher also bats. Starting in 1973 with the American League and spreading throughout the 1980s and 1990s, the hitting duties of the pitcher have generally been given over to the position of designated hitter, a cause of some controversy. The National League in Major League Baseball and the Japanese Central League are among the remaining leagues which have not adopted the designated hitter position.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pitcher

    pich′ėr, n. a vessel for holding water, &c.—n. Pitch′er-plant, a plant with leaves shaped like a pitcher or ascidium—Nepenthes, &c.—Pitchers have ears, there may be listeners. [O. Fr. picher—Low L. picarium, a goblet—Gr. bīkos, a wine-vessel, an Eastern word.]

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How to say pitcher in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pitcher in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pitcher in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of pitcher in a Sentence

  1. Trevor Plouffe:

    I think it was big for him and big for us, we know what kind of pitcher he is. He's got the track record and got everything we want in a pitcher. he throws strikes, works fast, he holds runners well. He's a big boost to our rotation.

  2. Johnny Giavotella:

    It was incredible, that's the only way I can describe it, in the ninth inning being down by four with their best pitcher on the mound, their closer.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    I often hear people debating about the glass half-full or half-empty, and I wonder whether they would ever notice a full pitcher sitting right next to that half-full or half-empty glass. In real world, Life offers you millions of wonderful opportunities besides what you already have - sometimes even bigger and better than you have ever dreamt before....just like a full pitcher right around the corner. It's savvy, IMHO, to grab the full pitcher that can fill up your glass several times over, instead of worrying about half-full or half-empty glass that you are holding. So be smart, find that full pitcher, seize it as quickly as you can, and then enjoy the party!

  4. Yoshi Hasegawa:

    Otani is the most wanted Japanese player by Major League Baseball teams, (But) He is not playing to 100 percent of his ability as a pitcher because he also bats. .

  5. Alex Gordon:

    He (Price) was cruising, we got that early at-bat. Price is a tough pitcher, i felt like we needed to catch a break and Zobrist's ball there I think got things going.

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