hard hitter

noun

NZ informal a bowler hat
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Examples from the Web for hard hitter

  • You see, he was such a picture of a man's man in every sense of the word; a fighter and a hard-hitter, right from the jump.

    The Wreckers|Francis Lynde
  • Then came Hopkins, the hard-hitter, and swung his bat knowingly.

    Weatherby's Inning|Ralph Henry Barbour