pitcher
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈpɪtʃɚ/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈpɪtʃə/
Noun

pitcher (plural pitchers)

  1. One who pitches anything, as hay, quoits, a ball, etc.
  2. (baseball, softball), the player who delivers the ball to the batter.
  3. (chiefly, US, colloquial) The top partner in a homosexual relationship or penetrator in a sexual encounter between two men.
  4. (obsolete) A sort of crowbar for digging.
Translations Translations Noun

pitcher (plural pitchers)

  1. 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.
  2. (botany) A tubular or cuplike appendage or expansion of the leaves of certain plants. See pitcher plant.
Translations Noun

pitcher (plural pitchers)

  1. Pronunciation spelling of picture#English|picture, representing dialectal English.
    • 1934, William Byron Mowery, Challenge of the North:
      She's purtier'n uh pitcher, son, but what in th' name o' thunderin' snakes c'n you do with 'er in this here country?
    • 2015, Stephen Gresham, Rockabye Baby:
      Nineteen sixty-nine, shore as hell, Clay Lawrence —that magazine had uh pitcher of ya—was uh All-American defensive back at the University of Missouri.

Pitcher
Proper noun
  1. Surname



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