fielder

noun field·er \ ˈfēl-dər \
|Updated on: 13 Jul 2018

Definition of fielder

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

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First Known Use of fielder

1832

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FIELDER Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of fielder for English Language Learners

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


FIELDER Defined for Kids

fielder

noun field·er \ ˈfēl-dər \

Definition of fielder for Students

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


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