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catcher

noun catch·er \ˈka-chər, ˈke-\

: someone or something that catches something

baseball : the player who plays behind home plate and catches the pitches thrown by the pitcher

Full Definition of CATCHER

:  one that catches; specifically :  a baseball player positioned behind home plate

Examples of CATCHER

  1. The cat is a good mouse catcher.

First Known Use of CATCHER

15th century
CATCHER Defined for Kids

catcher

noun catch·er \ˈka-chər, ˈke-\

Definition of CATCHER for Kids

1
:  someone or something that catches
2
:  a baseball player who plays behind home plate

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