Meaning of “pinch-hit” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “pinch-hit” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pinch-hitverb [ I ]

us /ˈpɪntʃˈhɪt/

(in baseball) to take another player’s turn to hit

pinch hitter
noun [ C ] us /ˈpintʃˈhɪt̬·ər/

They took me out for a pinch hitter.

(Definition of “pinch-hit” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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