wicketkeeper

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noun wick·et·keep·er \ˈwi-kət-ˌkē-pər\

Definition of wicketkeeper

  1. :  a fielder in cricket who stands behind the wicket at which the ball is being bowled

Circa 1750

First Known Use of wicketkeeper

circa 1750


WICKETKEEPER Defined for English Language Learners

wicketkeeper

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noun wick·et·keep·er \ˈwi-kət-ˌkē-pər\

Definition of wicketkeeper for English Language Learners

  • cricket : the player who stands behind the wicket to catch the ball


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