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Definition of "slugger" [slug•ger]

  • One that slugs, as a fighter who delivers hard swinging punches. (noun)
  • Baseball A batter who hits many extra-base hits. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "slugger" in a sentence
  • "Those who've been around Ryan Howard can tell when the Philadelphia slugger is swinging well."
  • "It's your call, guess that Louisville slugger is better than a rolled up newspaper, but I'd still prefer my little Charter Arms Bulldog."
  • "That's a sign the slumping slugger is regaining his stroke."