catcher

play
noun catch·er \ˈka-chər, ˈke-\

Definition of catcher

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

Examples of catcher in a sentence

  1. The cat is a good mouse catcher.

15th Century

First Known Use of catcher

15th century


CATCHER Defined for English Language Learners

catcher

play
noun catch·er \ˈka-chər, ˈke-\

Definition of catcher for English Language Learners

  • : someone or something that catches something

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


CATCHER Defined for Kids

catcher

play
noun catch·er \ˈka-chər, ˈke-\

Definition of catcher for Students

  1. 1 :  someone or something that catches

  2. 2 :  a baseball player who plays behind home plate


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