Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
Informal a person who slugs; specif.,
- a prizefighter who punches hard
- a baseball player with a high percentage of home runs
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- One that slugs, as a fighter who delivers hard swinging punches.
- Baseball A batter who hits many extra-base hits.