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pitch·er2

pitcher2

 
pronunciation:
pI chr
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part of speech: noun
definition: the baseball or softball player who throws the ball to the batter.
The pitcher struck out our star hitter.
 
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The word pitcher contains the following part:
-er, -or, -ar2 Latin noun-forming suffix that means a person or thing that does
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The suffix group -er , -or , -ar2 turns verbs into agent nouns.
synonyms:
-ist, -ite2, -ator, -an, -ian, -ean