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

     

    hitter

     noun
    noun
    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