switch-hitting

switch-hit

[swich-hit]
verb (used without object), switch-hit, switch-hitting. Baseball.
to be able to bat from either side of the plate, or both as a left-handed and as a right-handed batter.

Origin:
1950–55

switch hitter, noun
switch-hitter, noun
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switch-hit
 
vb, —n
1.  (intr) baseball to be able to bat either right- or left-handeda shot in which the batsman jumps through 180 degrees to the opposite side of the wicket before swinging at the ball
2.  cricket to be able to bat either right- or left-handeda shot in which the batsman jumps through 180 degrees to the opposite side of the wicket before swinging at the ball
 
vb, —n
1.  (intr) baseball to be able to bat either right- or left-handeda shot in which the batsman jumps through 180 degrees to the opposite side of the wicket before swinging at the ball
2.  cricket to be able to bat either right- or left-handeda shot in which the batsman jumps through 180 degrees to the opposite side of the wicket before swinging at the ball

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