English version

slugger

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Baseball
sluggerslug‧ger /ˈslʌɡə $ -ər/ noun [countable] American English informal 🔊 🔊 DSBa baseball player who hits the ball a very long way
Examples from the Corpus
sluggerHe is still considering whether to sign free agent slugger Darryl Strawberry.The Big Hurt already looks the part of a legendary slugger.But the Orioles slugger faces an important physical this morning.It might seem logical to build around Sosa, a veteran slugger to complement all the prospects.
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