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pitcher 1

Syllabification: pitch·er
Pronunciation: /ˈpiCHər/

noun

1A large container, typically earthenware, glass, or plastic, with a handle and a lip, used for holding and pouring liquids.
Example sentences
  • Carrying a glass pitcher full of dark-brown liquid, with a healthy head of foam on it, he places it and two drinking bowls before us.
  • He poured a glass of water from a plastic pitcher and pressed it into my hands.
  • I finally found the strength to move, I picked up the cream china pitcher and poured the cool water into the basin and washed my face.
Synonyms
1.1The contents of a pitcher: a pitcher of water
More example sentences
  • As a result, they also had a wings and beer special where you get a pitcher of beer along with 20 jumbo chicken wings for only $20.
  • For instance, Manoj, a software engineer, prefers to have a pitcher of chilled sweet toddy with friends to beat the lethargy of a lazy Sunday.
  • We had Big-P's special burgers last week and I made a pitcher of delicious summer punch to go with them…
2The modified leaf of a pitcher plant.
Example sentences
  • The sides of the pitcher are slippery and may be grooved in such a way so as to ensure that the insects cannot climb out.
  • These will grow tall green pitchers with a wavy lid and light red veining.

Derivatives

pitcherful

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Pronunciation: /-ˌfo͝ol/
noun (plural pitcherfuls)
Example sentences
  • Only a slob would make and refrigerate a pitcherful in advance.
  • Callum Balfour had been up for hours, mulling over accounts and business and chugging water with Alka Seltzer by the pitcherful.
  • Mrs. Wexler came in, carrying a tray with six filled glasses and a pitcherful of the drink.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French pichier 'pot', based on late Latin picarium.

Words that rhyme with pitcher

ditcher, hitcher, stitcher, twitcher

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pitcher 2 Syllabification: pitch·er
Pronunciation: /ˈpiCHər/

noun

Baseball
The player who delivers the ball to the batter.
Example sentences
  • The catcher has to stay within the box until the pitcher delivers the ball.
  • It was a situation in which most pitchers would deliver a fastball to get the first strike.
  • All eight patients were competitive baseball players (seven pitchers, one catcher).

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