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pitchernoun [C]

uk   /ˈpɪtʃ.ər/  us   //
  • pitcher noun [C] (CONTAINER)

UK (US jug) a ​large, round ​container for ​liquids that has a ​flatbase, a ​handle, and a very ​narrowraisedopening at the ​top for ​pouring: an ​earthenware pitcherB1 [C] US (UK jug) a ​container for ​holdingliquids that has a ​handle and a ​shapedopening at the ​top for ​pouring: a ​glass/​plastic pitcher a ​milk/​water pitcher a pitcher ofbeer/​water/​lemonade
  • pitcher noun [C] (IN BASEBALL)

a ​player who ​pitches the ​ball in a ​baseballgame
(Definition of pitcher from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pitchernoun [C]

 us   /ˈpɪtʃ·ər/
a ​container for ​liquids with a ​handle on one ​side and a ​shapedopening at the ​top of the other ​side for ​pouring
  • pitcher noun [C] (THROW BASEBALL)

a ​person who ​pitches the ​baseball to a ​batter
(Definition of pitcher from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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