Definition of Right-hander

1. Noun. (baseball) a pitcher who throws with the right hand.

Exact synonyms: Right-handed Pitcher
Category relationships: Baseball, Baseball Game
Generic synonyms: Hurler, Pitcher, Twirler



2. Noun. A person who uses the right hand more skillfully than the left.
Exact synonyms: Right Hander, Righthander
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul

Definition of Right-hander

1. Noun. One who is right-handed ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Right-hander

right-footed
right-footer
right-hand
right-hand(a)
right-hand drive
right-hand man
right-hand men
right-hand path
right-hand rule
right-hand woman
right-hand women
right-handed
right-handed pitcher
right-handedly
right-handedness
right-hander (current term)
right-handers
right-hearted
right-ho
right-minded
right-of-centre
right-of-way
right-oh
right-side-out(p)
right-side-up(p)
right-thinking
right-to-die
right-to-left shunt
right-to-life
right-to-lifer

Literary usage of Right-hander

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"For off-driving purposes a right-hander certainly prefers a left-handed bowler, ... The right-hander who steps in to drive takes two risks—the risk of a ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1823)
"Neat then made up for offence, and flung out a jolly right-hander, Full for the stomach of Spring ; but Spring judiciously stopped it, Else it had flattened ..."

3. Pugilistica: The History of British Boxing Containing Lives of the Most by Henry Downes Miles (1906)
"Tom tried his left, but Hurry stepped back, and as Tom followed, delivered a heavy right-hander on the mark, and then hi» left heavily on the mouth, ..."

4. The Esthetics of Motion, with Special Reference to the Psychology of Grace by Paul Souriau, George Henry Browne (1917)
"... hand as easily as a right-hander with his right; but the right-hander, seeing a ball thrown with the left hand, thinks the action ungraceful because, ..."

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