Definition of Switch-hit

1. Verb. Bat right-handed against a left-handed and left-handed against a right-handed pitcher.

Category relationships: Baseball, Baseball Game
Generic synonyms: Bat
Derivative terms: Switch-hitter



Definition of Switch-hit

1. Verb. (baseball softball) To bat both left and right-handed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Switch-hit

swishes
swishest
swishier
swishiest
swishily
swishiness
swishing
swishingly
swishings
swishness
swishy
swisses
swissing
swissings
switch-hit (current term)
switch-hits
switch-hitters
switch-ivy
switch cane
switch engine
switch hitter
switch hitters
switch hook
switch hooks
switch horn
switch horns

Literary usage of Switch-hit

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1. A Digest of Important Cases on the Law of Crimes by John Romain Rood (1906)
"... defendant gave him a severe whipping, struck him several cuts over the head with the butt of the switch, hit him in the face three times with the fist, ..."

2. The Improved Practical System of Educating the Horse by A. H. Rockwell, National Trotting Association (1872)
"Set him up in the corner, and with a switch hit him lightly under the mouth, snapping your finger and saying, "Sit up /" As he comes down put him back and ..."

3. A Digest of Important Cases on the Law of Crimes by John Romain Rood (1906)
"... defendant gave him a severe whipping, struck him several cuts over the head with the butt of the switch, hit him in the face three times with the fist, ..."

4. The Improved Practical System of Educating the Horse by A. H. Rockwell, National Trotting Association (1872)
"Set him up in the corner, and with a switch hit him lightly under the mouth, snapping your finger and saying, "Sit up /" As he comes down put him back and ..."

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