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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A player sent in to bat in place of another; Substitute.

Usage examples (30)
  • The job I envision for you is as a designated pinch-hitter.
  • The best pinch-hitter in the game, now batting for Brown, Cooper.
  • The first-place Blue Jays have only used a pinch-hitter five times.
  • Steve Karsay relieved and got pinch-hitter Bernard Gilkey to fly out. for more
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