HyperDic: catcher

English > 2 senses of the word catcher:
NOUNperson catcher, backstop(baseball) the person who plays the position of catcher
actcatcherthe position on a baseball team of the player who is stationed behind home plate and who catches the balls that the pitcher throws
catcher > pronunciation
Soundskae'cher
Rhymesacupuncture ... welcher: 102 rhymes with cher...
English > catcher: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(baseball) the person who plays the position of catcher.
Synonymbackstop
Categorybaseball, baseball game, ballA ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players
softball, softball gameA game / game closely resembling baseball that is played on a smaller diamond / diamond and with a ball that is larger / larger and softer
Broaderinfielder(baseball) a person who plays a position in the infield
Spanishreceptor
Catalanreceptor
Verbscatchbe the catcher
catchtake hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of
English > catcher: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe position on a baseball team of the player who is stationed behind home plate and who catches the balls that the pitcher throws.
Examples
  • "a catcher needs a lot of protective equipment"
  • "a catcher plays behind the plate"
Member ofbaseball teamA team that plays baseball
Broaderposition(in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player
Spanishcatcher, receptor
Catalancatcher, receptor
Verbscatchtake hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of

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