UK [ˈkætʃə(r)] / US [ˈkætʃər] noun [countable]
Word forms "catcher":
singular catcher plural catchers
in baseball, the person who stands behind the person who is hitting the ball and catches any balls that are not hit

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  • Catcher — is also a general term for a fielder who catches the ball in cricket. Catcher is a position played in baseball. The catcher crouches behind home plate and receives the ball from the pitcher. In the numbering system used to record defensive plays …   Wikipedia

  • catcher — [ katʃe ] v. intr. <conjug. : 1> • 1952; de catch ♦ Pratiquer le catch. ● catcher verbe intransitif Pratiquer le catch. catcher [katʃe] v. intr. ÉTYM. 1952, in Höfler; de …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Catcher — Catch er, n. 1. One who, or that which, catches. [1913 Webster] 2. (Baseball) The player who stands behind the batsman to catch the ball. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • catcher — CHÉCER/ s. m. sportiv care practică catchul. (< fr. catcheur) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • catcher — → cácher …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • catcher — /ˈkɛttʃer, ingl. ˈkætʃə(r)/ [vc. ingl. «che prende», da to catch «prendere»] s. m. inv. (nel baseball) ricevitore …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • catcher — ☆ catcher [kech′ər] n. Baseball the player stationed behind home plate, who catches pitched balls not hit away by the batter …   English World dictionary

  • Catcher — Position des Catcher Catcher Der Catcher oder Fänger …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • catcher — [[t]kæ̱tʃə(r)[/t]] catchers 1) N COUNT In baseball, the catcher is the player who stands behind the batter. The catcher has a special glove for catching the ball. 2) N COUNT: usu with supp You can refer to someone who catches something as a… …   English dictionary

  • Catcher — Receveur (baseball) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Receveur. Un receveur (en anglais catcher) est un joueur de baseball qui reçoit les balles du lanceur. Placé entre le frappeur et l arbitre, il se tient accroupis près du marbre et porte, soit …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Catcher — Cat|cher 〈[ kæ̣tʃə(r)] m. 3; Sp.〉 1. Freistilringkämpfer 2. Fänger beim Baseball [engl.] * * * Cat|cher [ kɛt̮ʃɐ ], der; s, : 1. Berufsringer, der im Stil des Catch as catch can ringt. 2. [engl. catcher] (Baseball) Spieler, der einen vom Batter… …   Universal-Lexikon

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