hitter

Definitions

Cricket

  • noun an aggressive batsman who plays attacking shots whenever possible
    Citation ‘Ten days before the Lord’s Test … Amar Singh revealed himself to be a hitter of high class. Coming in at no.10 he made 131 not out, putting on 125 in eighty minutes with Jehangir Khan’ (Bose 1990)
    Citation ‘In Afridi, 31 from 14 balls, Pakistan have a batsman of whirring destruction; in Abdul Razzaq, 51 not out from 22 balls, a devastating hitter of more earthbound talent’ (David Hopps, Guardian 16 December 2005)

Sports

  • noun a player of a sport who can hit the ball well
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