Definition of catcher
: one that catches; specifically : a baseball player positioned behind home plate
Examples of catcher in a sentence
The cat is a good mouse catcher.
First Known Use of catcher
CATCHER Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of catcher for Students
1 : someone or something that catches
2 : a baseball player who plays behind home plate
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