1. (baseball) the person who does the pitching

- our pitcher has a sore arm

Similar word(s): hurler, twirler

Definition categories: person, ballplayer, thrower

2. an open vessel with a handle and a spout for pouring

Similar word(s): ewer

Definition categories: man–made, vessel

3. the quantity contained in a pitcher

Similar word(s): pitcherful

Definition categories: quantity, containerful

4. (botany) a leaf that that is modified in such a way as to resemble a pitcher or ewer

Definition categories: plant, foliage, leaf, leafage

5. the position on a baseball team of the player who throws the ball for a batter to try to hit

- he has played every position except pitcher

Similar word(s): mound

Definition categories: act, position