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switch hitter

or switch-hit·ter

[ swich-hit-er ]
/ ˈswɪtʃ ˈhɪt ər /
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noun
Baseball. a batter who can bat both right-handed and left-handed and so is able to bat from either side of home plate. See also Pat Venditte rule.
Slang. a bisexual person.
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Origin of switch hitter

First recorded in 1925–30 for def. 1, and in 1965–70 for def. 2
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British Dictionary definitions for switch hitter

switch-hitter

noun US and Canadian
baseball a batsman who can hit either right- or left-handed
slang a bisexual person
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