What is closer?

  • (noun): (baseball) a relief pitcher who can protect a lead in the last inning or two of the game.
    Synonyms: finisher
    See also — Additional definitions below

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More definitions of "closer":

  • (noun): A person who closes something.
    Example: "Whoever is the closer has to turn out the lights and lock up"
  • (adv): (comparative of 'near' or 'close') within a shorter distance.
    Example: "Come closer, my dear!"
    Synonyms: nearer, nigher

Famous quotes containing the word closer:

    the closer I move
    To death, one man through his sundered hulks,
    The louder the sun blooms
    And the tusked, ramshackling sea exults....
    Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)

    The finest works of art are those in which there is the least matter. The closer expression comes to thought, the more the word clings to the idea and disappears, the more beautiful the work of art.
    Gustave Flaubert (1821–1880)

    Every woman is like a time zone. She is a nocturnal fragment of your journey. She brings you unflaggingly closer to the next night.
    Jean Baudrillard (b. 1929)