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Meaning of CATCHER

Pronunciation:  'kachur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the position on a baseball team of the player who is stationed behind home plate and who catches the balls that the pitcher throws; "a catcher needs a lot of protective equipment"; "he plays behind the plate"
  2. [n]  (baseball or softball) the person who plays the position of catcher

CATCHER is a 7 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: plate
 See Also: baseball team, infielder, position



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Catch"er\, n.
1. One who, or that which, catches.

2. (Baseball) The player who stands behind the batsman to
   catch the ball.

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