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fielder

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noun field·er \ˈfēl-dər\

Simple Definition of fielder

  • baseball or cricket : a player who is in the field while the opposing team is batting

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of fielder

  1. :  one that fields; especially :  a defensive player stationed in the field (as in baseball)

1832

First Known Use of fielder

1832

Rhymes with fielder



FIELDER Defined for Kids

fielder

play
noun field·er \ˈfēl-dər\

Definition of fielder for Students

  1. :  a baseball player other than the pitcher or catcher on the team that is not at bat




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