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1. switch-hitter

noun. a baseball player who can bat either right or left handed.

Synonyms

  • slugger
  • batsman
  • hitter

Antonyms

  • male

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2. penny-pinch

verb. spend money frugally; spend as little as possible.

Synonyms

  • spend
  • drop
  • expend

Antonyms

  • important
  • divest
  • overspend
  • underspend

3. 3-hitter

noun. a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only 3 hits.

Synonyms

  • baseball
  • baseball game

Antonyms

  • softball

4. hitter

noun. ['ˈhɪtɝ'] (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting.

Synonyms

  • ballplayer
  • slugger
  • batsman
  • switch-hitter
  • baseball player
  • bunter
  • pinch hitter
  • whiffer
  • designated hitter

Antonyms

  • worker

5. hitter

noun. ['ˈhɪtɝ'] someone who hits.

Synonyms

  • striker
  • mover
  • spanker
  • slapper

6. pinch

verb. ['ˈpɪntʃ'] squeeze tightly between the fingers.

Synonyms

  • goose
  • tweet
  • twitch
  • squeeze
  • grip
  • nip
  • tweak

Antonyms

  • starve
  • front
  • middle
  • beginning

Etymology

  • pinchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. pinch

verb. ['ˈpɪntʃ'] make ridges into by pinching together.

Synonyms

  • flute
  • crimp
  • turn up
  • fold up

Antonyms

  • head
  • obverse
  • underdress
  • undress

Etymology

  • pinchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. pinch

verb. ['ˈpɪntʃ'] make off with belongings of others.

Synonyms

  • abstract
  • cabbage
  • steal
  • hook
  • filch
  • nobble
  • pilfer
  • swipe
  • purloin
  • lift
  • sneak

Antonyms

  • stay
  • dress up
  • dress down
  • uglify

Etymology

  • pinchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. pinch

noun. ['ˈpɪntʃ'] the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal).

Synonyms

  • collar
  • apprehension
  • taking into custody
  • catch
  • arrest
  • capture
  • gaining control

Antonyms

  • concrete
  • tangible
  • representational
  • misconception

Etymology

  • pinchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. pinch

noun. ['ˈpɪntʃ'] a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action.

Synonyms

  • crisis
  • emergency

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • worsen
  • begin

Etymology

  • pinchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word pinch-hitter


1. Noun Phrase
He traveled with the Major League club for seven games, seeing use as a left fielder, pinch hitter and pinch runner.

2. Noun Phrase
A pinch hitter may be abbreviated as “PH.” Pitchers may also be identified as either a starting pitcher (SP) or a relief pitcher (RP).

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