What does pitcher mean?

Definitions for pitcher
ˈpɪtʃ ərpitch·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pitcher, hurler, twirlernoun

    (baseball) the person who does the pitching

    "our pitcher has a sore arm"

  2. pitcher, ewernoun

    an open vessel with a handle and a spout for pouring

  3. pitcher, pitcherfulnoun

    the quantity contained in a pitcher

  4. pitchernoun

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

  5. pitcher, moundnoun

    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. pitchernoun

    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. pitchernoun

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

  5. pitchernoun

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

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  6. pitchernoun

    The player who delivers the ball to the batter.

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  7. pitchernoun

    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. pitchernoun

    A sort of crowbar for digging.

    Etymology: English Wikipedia has an article on:pitcherWikipedia

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pitchernoun

    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. Pitchernoun

    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. Pitchernoun

    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. Pitchernoun

    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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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. Juan Soto:

    It's just the pitcher and me. He's trying to get me out, no one else is around.

  2. Terrell Tatum:

    You've got to tip your cap to the other pitcher when they throw a two-hit shutout. That’s pretty impressive stuff.

  3. Jon Gray:

    I feel good knowing that Bud’s back there making most of the decisions, he’s been a pitcher before. He can see what we’re reacting to in the game and he knows what’s going on. It’s nice having that. You don’t have to explain things. Bud’s right there with you. He’s on the same page.

  4. Alvin Dark, former baseball coach:

    Any pitcher who throws at a batter and deliberately tries to hit him is a communist.

  5. Shohei Ohtani:

    Obviously he’s a great pitcher, and his splitter was moving in a way I haven’t really seen recently, he got the best of us.

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