Associations to the word «Pitcher»

Pictures for the word «Pitcher»


PITCHER, noun. One who pitches anything, as hay, quoits, a ball, etc.
PITCHER, noun. (baseball) (softball), the player who delivers the ball to the batter.
PITCHER, noun. (chiefly US) (colloquial) The top partner in a homosexual relationship or penetrator in a sexual encounter between two men.
PITCHER, noun. (obsolete) A sort of crowbar for digging.
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.
PITCHER, noun. (botany) A tubular or cuplike appendage or expansion of the leaves of certain plants. See pitcher plant.
PITCHER PLANT, noun. Any of various insectivorous plants of the genera Sarracenia, Nepenthes, or Darlingtonia that have pitcher-like leaves with slippery sides that attract and trap insects.
PITCHER PLANTS, noun. Plural of pitcher plant

Dictionary definition

PITCHER, noun. (baseball) the person who does the pitching; "our pitcher has a sore arm".
PITCHER, noun. An open vessel with a handle and a spout for pouring.
PITCHER, noun. The quantity contained in a pitcher.
PITCHER, noun. (botany) a leaf that that is modified in such a way as to resemble a pitcher or ewer.
PITCHER, 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".

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