Definition of hitter noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈhɪtə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɪtər//
    (often in compounds)
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  1. 1(in sports) a person who hits the ball in the way mentioned a big/long/hard hitter
  2. 2(in politics or business) a person who is powerful the heavy hitters of Japanese industry
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hitter