- a pitcherlike modification of the leaf of certain plants.
- an ascidium.
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Origin of pitcher1
OTHER WORDS FROM pitcherpitch·er·like, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for pitcher
For a club to field three or more starting pitchers who it had drafted in a single class is rare.Cleveland’s League-Leading Rotation Relies On Homegrown Talent … From A Single Draft|Travis Sawchik|August 25, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Remarkably, lefty pitchers make it to the big leagues about three times as frequently as righties, given their share of the general population.What Really Gives Left-Handed Pitchers Their Edge?|Guy Molyneux|August 17, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
However, seeing two of the best power hitters of their generation tee off on opposing pitchers has to be a welcome sight for a team that had visions of this back when Stanton and Judge were first united.The Yankees Finally Have The Dynamic Duo They Wanted|Neil Paine (email@example.com)|August 4, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
The most strikeouts any pitcher has managed in that time frame since 2015 was Corey Kluber, who fanned 127 batters in 98 innings over 13 starts in 2017.The MLB Records* That Could Fall In A 60-Game Season|Michael Salfino|August 3, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Emerging homegrown ace Luis Castillo, one of the top strikeout pitchers in the game, was joined last year by Sonny Gray and Trevor Bauer to form a potential quality rotation.The Dodgers Lead Our National League Predictions, But Don’t Count Out The Nats Or … Reds?|Travis Sawchik|July 22, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
You meant to chase every glass of wine with a pitcher of H2O, but the holiday cheer somehow steered you off course.
A pitcher's life is one day of deliberate self-injury, followed by three days of healing, then a fresh injury.
I grew up in a house that had butter on the table and a pitcher of sweet tea in the fridge.Let Us Now Praise Famous Rednecks and Their Unjustly Unsung Kin|Allison Glock|August 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Last week, I purchased a standard Brita pitcher filter, just to try it out.
The quartet is presented with a pitcher of syrup, which the waiter advises we apply “temperately, but not timidly.”
He was very clever at out-guessing a pitcher and being able to conclude what was coming.Pitching in a Pinch|Christy Mathewson
"We'll get a pitcher somewhere," said John, a trifle impatiently, as he changed the subject.A Son of the City|Herman Gastrell Seely
Scald one quart of milk, with half an onion and a stalk of celery; strain into a pitcher and keep hot if convenient.Salads, Sandwiches and Chafing-Dish Dainties|Janet McKenzie Hill
And Sarah turned the pitcher upside down, its mouth protruding from the transom.When Sarah Went to School|Elsie Singmaster
Joe turned to Mabel, where he was sitting beside her in the stands immediately back of the pitcher.Baseball Joe, Captain of the Team|Lester Chadwick
British Dictionary definitions for pitcher (1 of 2)
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Idioms and Phrases with pitcher
see little pitchers have big ears.