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


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