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slugger

Syllabification: slug·ger
Pronunciation: /ˈsləɡər
 
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Definition of slugger in English:

noun

1Person who throws hard punches.
Example sentences
  • One thing is for sure, it was a real treat for local crowds to watch the very best this country has to offer when it comes to gracious and accommodating glove work, the hurling of the leather and the swinging of the slugger.
  • It's going to be a classic contest, a boxer's boxer against a slugger, but normally in those situations the boxer prevails.
  • The former world heavyweight champion delivered that truly Tysonesque epitaph following his loss to Irish slugger Kevin McBride in Washington last night.
1.1 Baseball A player who consistently hits for power, especially home runs and doubles.
Example sentences
  • Home run sluggers are certainly the gladiators of the baseball diamond.
  • As I'm sure he learned during his career as a baseball slugger, McGwire generates the power in his golf swing smoothly, without any violent or lunging movement.
  • Here he comes, The Donkey himself, baseball's best chance for a 50-home run slugger in 2005.

Words that rhyme with slugger

bugger, hugger, lugger, mugger, plugger, rugger, Srinagar, tugger

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