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catchernoun [C]

uk   /ˈkætʃ.ər/  us   /ˈketʃ.ɚ/
in baseball, the player who catches the ball if the batter fails to hit it
(Definition of catcher from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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catchernoun [C]

 us   /ˈkætʃ·ər, ˈketʃ-/
(in baseball) a player who catches the ball when it is thrown to the player who is hitting for the opposing team
(Definition of catcher from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “catcher”
in Arabic ماسِك…
in Korean 포수…
in Portuguese pegador, -ora…
in Catalan receptor, -a…
in Japanese キャッチャー…
in Chinese (Simplified) (棒球运动中的)接球手…
in Chinese (Traditional) (棒球運動中的)接球手,捕手…
in Italian ricevitore, -trice…
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